Council services at Easter

Arrangements for the public holidays

All Council offices will be closed on Friday 19 April for Easter and will reopen on Tuesday 23 April.

Bin collections 

The Easter holiday will not disrupt the collection services, so please put your bins out as normal. If there is a problem with your bin collection, please check our information on disruption to bin collections.

Out of hours social care services

You should contact the out of hours team in emergencies on evenings, weekends and public holidays.

0800 731 6969 / 0441315538286 (from outside the UK)

Free parking 

On Monday 22 April, you can park for free in public parking bays and on single yellow lines.

Emergency housing

You should call our out of hours service, if you need emergency housing on an evening, weekend or public holiday.

0800 032 5968


Libraries will be closed on Friday 19 April, open as normal on Saturday 20 April, closed on Sunday 21 and Monday 22 April and will be open as normal on Tuesday 23 April.

You can download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers at any time.

Public toilets

There are no expected changes to public toilets over the Easter weekend.  Please check public toilet opening times . 


If you need emergency advice on burials during during Easter please phone

0800 731 6969.

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