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Christmas and New Year opening times

Council services during the festive period

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The Town Hall will be closed from 5.00pm on Thursday, 24 December 2020.

It will reopen on Monday, 4 January 2021 at 9.00am to customers with essential enquiries on an appointment-only basis.

  • For out-of-hours emergencies, call: 024 7638 2153

Bin collection

There are changes to the bin collection service that will affect customers who usually have their bins emptied on Tuesday or Friday during Christmas and New Year.

Tip and recycling centre

Check Judkins recycling centre opening times during the festive period. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, access to the tip is by appointment only and you must make a booking before visiting the site.


Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the museum wil remain closed until further notice.

Civic Hall in Bedworth

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Civic Hall wil remain closed until further notice.


Our cemeteries are open every day of the year (including bank holidays). View opening times and further information on our cemeteries.  The Heart of England crematorium in Nuneaton is owned and managed by Dignity Funerals and has different opening hours.

Schools and education

Term and holiday dates for schools.

Armed Forces

If you are a member of the Armed Forces Community (meaning you or someone in your household have or are currently serving in the Armed Forces) and you need help, information, or support, contact the Royal British Legion on 0808 802 8080, between 8.00am and 8.00pm.  They are available every day of the year.


During this this time you can continue to make payments, report issues and make applications online.

Housing Benefit Payments

If you are due to receive your Housing Benefit Payment on Monday 28th December, this payment will be made to you via Bacs on Thursday 24th December. 

Last updated Tuesday, 22nd December 2020

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