Monthly brown bin collections?

Today, 30 September, our brown garden waste bin was due to be emptied.

As it was not emptied two weeks ago I made sure it was put out bright and early along with our blue bin.

As there has been no sign of it being emptied again my wife rang Scarborough Council who informed her that there were no brown bin emptying crews working today and eventually they would be doing a catch up.

The representative of council was unable to tell us when or how we were to know when the catch up would take place but under no circumstances should we leave the bin out.

Of more concern was the fact that my wife was told that the collections were going to be monthly.

Has anyone been told about this plan?

David Griffiths, Mayfield Road, Whitby by email