Coleford Council Offices Christmas closure

Our Coleford offices will close for the Christmas break at 4.30pm on Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open at 9.00am on Tuesday 2 January 2018. 

Friday 22 December 2017

9.00am - 4.30pm

Monday 25 December 2017


Tuesday 26 December 2017


Wednesday 27 December 2017


Thursday 28 December 2017


Friday 29 December 2017


Tuesday 2 January 2018


Residents can find information on waste collections over the festive period on their annual waste calendar which was sent to households in February.  Waste collection details are also available on the Bank holiday bin collection page of our website.

In the event of severe weather causing disruption to waste collection services, please visit the Bad Weather page on our website  and follow @foddc on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

If residents wish to contact Forest Linkline or Cotswold Careline during the closure period, please call 01594 810000 and listen to the message carefully before selecting the options.

If you are, or will become homeless and are in need of emergency accommodation over the festive period whilst the District Council offices are closed, please call 01452 614 194, except on Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 and Friday 29 December between 9am and 5pm when residents will need to call 01285 623 494.

If you are worried about someone who is sleeping rough, you can help by providing as much info about them as you can via the Streetlink website.  An App is available for mobiles or you can call 0300 500 0914.  During evenings and weekends help is available by calling the Emergency Duty Team by calling 01452 614 194. 

The Forest of Dean Citizens Advice Bureau can be contacted on 01594 823937, email or visit their website

The Samaritans are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and can be contacted free on 116 123 or email

The National Domestic Violence Helpline will be open at all times and can be contacted on 0808 2000 247.

For leisure centre Christmas and New Year opening times visit the Freedom Leisure website or contact the leisure centres on the numbers below:

Lydney – 01594 842383
Coleford – 01594 835388
Cinderford – 01594 824008
Newent – 01531 821519
Sedbury – 01291 625347


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