West Lancashire Borough Council Offices at Derby Street, Ormskirk, and in Skelmersdale will close at 12 noon Tuesday 24 December 2013 and re-open at 9am Thursday 2 January 2014.
CUSTOMER CONTACT ARRANGEMENTS
The Customer Contact Centre will close at 12noon on Tuesday 24 December 2013 and re-open at 8.30am on Thursday 2 January 2014. The phone number remains the same for emergency calls when the offices are closed is 01695 577177.
REVENUES AND BENEFITS SERVICE
The Revenues and Benefits Service will close at 5pm on Tuesday 24 December 2013 and re-open at 8.30am on Thursday 2 January 2014. You can still make payments during this period by using the automated telephone payment line available 24 hours a day on 01695 585150.
REFUSE AND RECYCLING
Your collection calendar sets out the refuse and recycling collections over the festive period. Please also visit our Refuse & Recycling page for further details. Please note that all green bin collections will be suspended from Monday 23 December 2013 until Monday 6 January 2014 inclusive, but other materials for recycling will be collected.
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.
The Chapel Gallery will be open as usual on Saturday 21 December 2013 but will then close until Thursday 2 January 2014.
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
The Pay and Display Car Park Regulations will not apply on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 December 2013 and Wednesday 1 January 2014.
There will be extra markets on Wednesday 18 December, Friday 20 December and Monday 23 December 2013.
WEST LANCASHIRE COMMUNITY LEISURE TRUST
Reduced opening times will be in operation over the festive period. Please contact individual centres for further information or visit the West Lancashire Community Leisure (external link) website.
Banks Leisure Centre: 01704 212970
Nye Bevan Pool: 01695 727111
Park Pool: 01695 576325
Burscough Racquet and Fitness Centre: 01704 895266
You can also access Council services on our website over Christmas. Visit Popular tasks page to find out more.
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