Many Council services will be operating an emergency or out of hours service for the public holiday on Monday 26 September 2022.

Details are contained in the information below.

Telephone Contact Centre - 01389 737000

  • Monday 26 September 2022 - Closed

Rubbish and Recycling

On Monday 26 September 2022 Recycling Centres will be operating as normal with no disruption.

All communal recycling points remain open for recycling glass bottles and other recyclable material.

Bin collections

Operating as normal.

Special uplifts

Special upflits will not be available on Monday 26 September 2022 but will resume as normal on Tuesday 27 Septmeber 2022.

Leisure Centres and Community Halls & Pitch Bookings

Further information is available on the West Dunbartonshire Leisure page.

Educational Services

Schools and early years establishments are closed on Monday 26 September 2022.

Schools and early years establishments will re-open as normal on Tuesday 27 September 2022.

Libraries & Cultural Services

Please note on - 

Monday 26 September 2022

  • All libraries are closed

Libraries will re-open on Tuesday 27 September 2022, when normal opening hours will resume. Please visit the opening hours for the different Library branches.

There will be no ‘Book to Borrow’ pick-up or delivery service available on dates of closure. You can still place book orders using our online form.  Further information is available on the Libraries pages.

Registration of Births, Deaths & Marriages etc.

Registration Services will be closed on:

  • Monday 26 September 2022

Should you have an emergency registration enquiry, you can speak to a Registrar on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September 2022 between 12noon - 2pm on 07900 052299.

Homelessness and Housing Options

From Monday 26 September 2022 our out of hours service will be available from 8am until 8am the following morning.

Should you find yourself homeless or threatened with homelessness during this time then please contact us on the Council’s out of hours emergency number Freephone 0800 197 1004.

If you are roofless and require temporary accommodation we will discuss a health questionnaire which will enable us to operate safe systems of working if we require any face to face contact.

If your enquiry isn’t urgent you can email us at, or contact us on 01389 776400 during office hours.

Housing Maintenance and Repairs

An emergency repairs service is available on Monday 26 September 2022.

Please contact the on-call team on 0800 197 1004.

Scottish Welfare Fund

The Welfare Fund are closed on:

  • Monday 26 September 2022

Online applications can be made on public holidays via the link below -

Roads and lighting

On Monday 26 September 2022, emergency roads and street lighting faults can be reported by calling RALF on Freephone 0800 373635.

Customers can report non emergency faults via the website or by calling 01389 737542 within working hours.

It would be helpful when reporting a lighting fault to supply the street light column number, the House number/name it is outside or near, the street name and the problem with the light.

Social Work

Social Work Services will continue to be delivered as normal on Monday 26 September 2022.

The Social Work Standby Service will be available by phone on 0300 343 1505 during weekends and public holidays.

Home Care Services will be operating on an everyday basis.

Information on NHS opening hours including GP and Pharmacy services are available on the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde website.

Clydebank Municipal Bank

Clydebank Municipal Bank will be closed on:

  • Monday 26 September 2022

Crisis Support and Emergency Food Aid

Crisis Support will be unavailable on Monday 26 September 2022. Any referrals made to this service will be dealt with on their return on Tuesday 27 September.

Food For Thought will be open as normal at their Dumbarton premises on Monday 26 September 2022 from 10am - 5pm. If you require support on these days please contact 'Food for Thought'. Further information, including contact details, is available on the emergency food aid page.