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Services affected in severe weather

This page lists services affected in severe weather. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Page last updated: 10.20am, Monday, 26 November 2018

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Other ways to get news in an emergency


Please ring our Contact Centre for any emergencies relating to council services.

Get in touch with the Contact Centre

Bins and waste collections

Check for any changes to bin collections.


You can call 105 to report or get information about power cuts in your local area. You can also call 105 if you spot damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put you, or someone else, in danger. If there's a serious immediate risk, you should call the emergency services too.

You should call your electricity supplier for any other issues, for example if you're having metering or boiler problems.


Contact your school directly to find out about school closures.

More about school closures

Libraries and customer service centres

Any library items due back during periods of closure will not be subject to overdue fees. There are many library services you can access online including renewing items - view library services.

Libraries - locations and opening times | Customer Service Centres 


We have emergency arrangements in place due to the cold weather.

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Get the latest leisure service updates on the Link4Life website.

 Link4Life updates