NEXT week's Christmas edition of the Observer will be published two days earlier than normal.
Although dated Friday, it will be on sale from Tuesday afternoon and home deliveries will be made on Wednesday.
It will include all our usual features, as well as a full New Year TV guide and a giant crossword to tax the brain when the festivities begin to flag.
Contributors of news and sports items and Letters to the Editor are asked to let us have them no later than first thing Monday morning.
Our offices in Blackburn Road will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and be shut Christmas Day and Boxing Day.