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Highland Council : Wick Service Point

www.highland.gov.uk

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm

Anyone wishing to report an out of hours emergency in connection with roads, flooding or street lighting and environmental services should call 01349 886690 and for council housing, property and homelessness related emergencies the telephone number is 0845 700 2005.

During normal working hours of 9am to 5pm the telephone number for reporting any issues in relation to roads, flooding and street lighting is 01349 886601 while the telephone number for council house repairs is 01349 886602.

The Highland Council is reminding the public that although their offices and buildings remain closed to the public a full range of support and information is still available.

Access into all service point buildings continues to be currently restricted for people to complete birth registrations and other high priority registrations by appointment only, and following all current social distancing and hygiene guidance.

The public can still access help and advice from service point staff by telephone and webchat services.

Contact can be made on the following numbers Monday to Friday 0800 to 1700 unless otherwise stated:

COVID-19 Freephone Helpline - 0300 303 1362

Council house repairs, pest control, housing applications and rent enquiries - 01349 886602

Planning and Building Standards - 9am to 4pm Tuesday to Friday - 01349 886608. Monday - email eplanning@highland.gov.uk

Roads, flooding and street lighting - Emergency reports only - 01349 886601

Domestic and commercial waste issues - 01349 886603

Garden waste - 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday - 01349 886660

Make a payment by debit or credit card - 01349 886605

Elections helpline - 01349 886657

Entitlement (Blue Badge, travel and National Entitlement Cards) - 9am and 3pm Tuesday to Thursday - 01349 886604

Social Work Childrens Services - 01463 644460

Social Work Out of Hours Team - 5pm to 9am Monday to Friday - 08457 697284. Open all day on weekends and public holidays.

Help with claiming benefits, keeping up with bills and council tax - 0800 090 1004

Help available to reduce business rates – 01463 702894

Advice for Business - 01463 713889

Or by email for:

Licensing - licensing@highland.gov.uk
Landlord Registration - landlord.registration@highland.gov.uk
Elections helpline - election@highland.gov.uk
For electoral registration queries - ero@highland.gov.uk
Environmental Health – envhealth@highland.gov.uk

Telephone
01349 886606

E-mail
service.point@highland.gov.uk

Postal Address
Highland Council : Wick Service Point
Caithness House
Market Square
Wick
Caithness
KW1 4AB



Opening Hours

Sunday :
Closed
Monday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Friday :
09:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday :
Closed




News for Highland Council : Wick Service Point

18/1/2022
Local government unions call for a fair and decent pay increase as they submit joint pay claim
Local government trade unions have today (Tuesday 18 January 2022) submitted a joint pay claim to COSLA calling for a ‘fair and decent' pay increase to make up for decades of cuts and to recognise the vital role these workers have played during the pandemic.   The three trade unions - UNISON, Unite and GMB - submitted the pay claim calling for: • A £3,000 flat rate increase to all spinal column points (based on a 35 hr working week).  
17/1/2022
Highland Hospitality Businesses Invited To Apply For Funding
Hospitality businesses who lost bookings during the Christmas/New Year period are to secure grant support from the Scottish Government.  Business will receive either a grant of £4,500 or £6,800 depending on their rateable value.  
16/1/2022
Highland Digital Learning Hops Into 2022 With New Content
Highland's Online Primary School (HOPS) has launched for P4-P7 pupils to enhance children's learning through a weekly timetable of daily lessons with engaging content.  The resource is available on the already established Highland Schools Digital Hub.  
16/1/2022
Council To Purchase Houses From Owners Who Would Like To Help Make A Difference In Their Community
The Highland Council is piloting a new open market purchase scheme to buy directly from owners in a bid to bolster its housing stock to meet the need for additional affordable housing and provide new homes and futures for families, young and old in communities across the Highlands.   The Council is asking anyone considering selling a house to contact them and help make to make a difference to families who are in need of home.  
15/1/2022
Highland Council Appeals To The Scottish Government To Reverse Budget Reductions
The Highland Council is calling on the Scottish Government to provide greater transparency in relation to its budget settlement for local government and is seeking further funding to address a range of significant external budget pressures.  The Council has asked the Government to examine the analysis of the budget settlement which shows less money will be flowing into the Highlands from Edinburgh.  
14/1/2022
Time Is Right For A Realistic Remuneration For Councillors, Says Cosla
With the role of the Councillor changing dramatically over the last few years, the time is right to review the job - and its pay, COSLA has said.   COSLA President Councillor Alison Evison says there has to be a ‘realistic' review of remuneration for the role, and called for the Scottish Government to look at Councillors’ salaries.  
14/1/2022
Prioritising Essential Social Care Services
Maximising efforts to protect and maintain critical and essential services.   Support for social care is to be intensified as a national priority alongside the NHS and emergency services, as staffing pressures and increased demand reflect the extent and nature of the spread and effect of Omicron.  
14/1/2022
Local Government Pay Settlements Financial Year 2021/2022
During November and early December, COSLA agreed pay settlements with our Unions for three groups of Scottish Local Government Employees.  A summary of the agreed settlements is provided below.  
2/1/2022
Newton Park Children And Staff Love Their Marvellous Mealtimes!Thumbnail for article : Newton Park Children And Staff Love Their Marvellous Mealtimes!
Children and staff at Newton Park Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) in Wick have been enjoying marvellous mealtimes! Dedicated staff, supported by the Excellence and Equity leads Heather Sutherland and Natalie Mackay, began looking at the lunch experience through the eyes of their children.  They then made contact with Gemma Patterson, a fellow Equity and Excellence lead, who was also working to develop the ‘marvellous meals project' within a number of Falkirk nurseries.  
2/1/2022
Newton Park children and staff - another photoThumbnail for article : Newton Park children and staff - another photo
Children and staff at Newton Park Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) in Wick have been enjoying marvellous mealtimes! Dedicated staff, supported by the Excellence and Equity leads Heather Sutherland and Natalie Mackay, began looking at the lunch experience through the eyes of their children.  They then made contact with Gemma Patterson, a fellow Equity and Excellence lead, who was also working to develop the ‘marvellous meals project' within a number of Falkirk nurseries.  

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