All Council offices will be closed from 12:00pm on Christmas Eve (24th December) and will re-open on Monday 5th January. The Council's website will still be accessible over the holidays for certain payments, applications and other online services. A useful page of contacts and further information including holiday refuse collection and recycling arrangements can also be found by reading on. The Council's Emergency Service can be contacted on 01237 428700 where you will be redirected to a Duty Officer. This is for urgent matters only.