Most Clackmannanshire Council offices will be closed from Saturday 24 December and will re-open on Wednesday 4 January 2012.
For the convenience of customers the Council Contact Centre, the Alloa One-Stop-Shop, registrar's office and adult care offices will be open on Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 December. Alloa Library and cash collection point will also be open, but on reduced hours.
Over the festive period there will be some changes to waste collection days. Collections of bins and recycling boxes due on Monday 26 December will now be carried out in advance on Saturday 24 December. Similarly, collections of bins and recycling due on Monday 2 January will also be carried out two days earlier on Saturday 31 December.
In the event of severe weather, customers are asked to present their bin on its day of collection and collections will be carried out as soon as weather permits.
Forthbank Recycling Centre at Bowhouse Road, Alloa will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Alloa Library will be open:
Saturday 23 December 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 28 December 9am - 5pm
Thursday 29 December 9am - 5pm
Friday 30 December 9am - 5pm
Saturday 31 December 9am - 1pm
Weekdays 9am - 4.30pm
Saturdays 9.30am - 12 noon
Other than existing bookings, the following hours will apply for leisure facilities:
Tullibody Civic Centre:
Closed 24 - 27 December inclusive
Open 28 - 30 December inclusive
Closed 31 December - 3 January inclusive
Dumyat, Dollar Civic Centre, Bowmar Centre, Sauchie Hall, Alloa Town Hall and Cochrane Hall:
All Closed 24 December - 3 January inclusive
Tillicoultry Community Centre:
Closed 25 December - 3 January inclusive
MECS (Mobile Emergency Care Service is not affected by the holiday arrangements.
When offices are closed, emergencies requiring Council services, such as urgent housing repairs, can be reported on tel: 01259 450000.
The Emergency Duty Social Work Team is available by phoning 01786 470500.
Full details are available on Clacksweb.org.uk