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Friday, December 05, 2014

Find out more about how our services will be operating between Christmas and New Year

West Lancashire Borough Council Offices at Derby Street, Ormskirk, and in Skelmersdale will close at 12 noon Wednesday 24 December 2014 and re-open at 9am Friday 2 January 2015. 

Services will operate as outlined below. Details can also be found at Christmas.

CUSTOMER SERVICES - TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES
The Customer Contact Centre will close at 12 noon on Wednesday 24 December 2014 and re-open at 8.30am on Friday 2 January 2015. The phone number remains the same for emergency calls when the offices are closed: 01695 577177. 

REVENUES AND BENEFITS SERVICE
The Revenues and Benefits Service will close at 12 noon on Wednesday 24 December 2014 and re-open at 8.30am on Friday 2 January 2015.

You can still make payments during this period by using the automated telephone payment line available 24 hours a day on 01695 585150 or by visiting the Council’s website at www.westlancs.gov.uk

EMERGENCY HOUSING SERVICES
Only emergency repairs will be carried out over the holiday period and tenants who require an emergency repair should telephone 01695 577177.  For all other housing emergencies (including homelessness), please telephone the same number 01695 577177.

REFUSE AND RECYCLING
Your collection calendar sets out the refuse and recycling collections over the festive period. Please also visit refuse and recycling for further details.

Please note that all green bin collections will be suspended week commencing 22 December 2014 and week commencing 29 December 2014, but other materials for recycling will be collected.

CHAPEL GALLERY
The Chapel Gallery will be closed from Wednesday 24 December 2014 and will re-open on Friday 2 January 2015.

BEACON PARK GOLF CENTRE
The Beacon Park Golf Centre will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Reduced opening times will be in operation over the festive period. For further information telephone 01695 622700.

CAR PARKS - PAY and DISPLAY
Regulations will not apply on the Council's Pay and Display Car Parks will not apply on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 December 2014 and Thursday 1 January 2015.

ORMSKIRK MARKET
There will be extra markets on Monday 22 December and Tuesday 23 December 2014. However, there will be no markets on Thursday 25 December 2014 or Thursday 1 January 2015.

WEST LANCASHIRE COMMUNITY LEISURE TRUST Reduced opening times will be in operation over the festive period. Please contact individual centres for further details or visit West Lancashire Community Leisure Trust (external link).

Banks Leisure Centre:  01704 212970

Nye Bevan Pool: 01695 727111

Park Pool: 01695 576325

Burscough Racquet and Fitness Centre: 01704 895266

 

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