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Highland Council Service Arrangements For Christmas And New Year

20th December 2019

The Highland Council notifies its service users and customers of its opening hours and service arrangements over the festive period.

The Highland Council Service Centre will close at 4pm on 24 December 2019.

Over the holiday period, the Service Centre will be open on:

Tuesday 24 December 8am - 4pm

Friday 27 December 10am - 4pm

Monday 30 December 10am - 4pm

Tuesday 31 December 10am - 4pm

It reopens with usual business hours on Friday 3 January 2020

Service Points will be on reduced opening hours. For further details see the information about each service point at www.highland.gov.uk/servicepoints

Inverness Registration Office will close at 4 pm on 24 December. For advice or information regarding essential registrations in Highland please phone 07818 588 203. We will be open as normal on 27, 30 and 31 December (opening times 9am to 4pm). Closed 1 and 2 January 2019 and open from 3 January 2019.

Recycling

Recycling centres will be closed 25 and 26 December and 1 and 2 January.

Collection dates

Wednesday 25 December collections will be uplifted on Saturday 21 December

Thursday 26 December collections as normal

Wednesday 1 January collections will be uplifted on Saturday 28 December

Thursday 2 January collections will be uplifted on Saturday 4 January

Check your bin calendar at https://www.highland.gov.uk/bindays

Online services

Contact us anytime online to report a problem, ask for something or make a payment:

Report at www.highland.gov.uk/report

Request at www.highland.gov.uk/request

Pay at www.highland.gov.uk/pay

Council out of hours telephone numbers

Health and Social Care - 08457 697284

Roads, flooding, street lighting - 01349 886690

Housing - 01349-886691

Registration - 07818 588 203

Emergency out of hours telephone numbers

All trunk roads - BEAR Scotland - 0800 028 1414

Gas Freephone - 0800 111 999

NHS 24 - call free on 111 if you are ill and can't wait until your regular NHS service reopens

Police Scotland - 101 for all services

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - 01463 240999 (24 hours)

Scottish and Southern Electric Freephone - 0800 300 999

Scottish Water - 0845 601 8855 (24 hours)

SEPA Floodline - 0845 988 1188

SEPA Pollution hotline - 0800 807060 (24 hours)

 

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