Christmas and new year closures 2021/22

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winter closures

During the holidays most of Fife Council will be closed 23, 24 & 27 Dec and 30, 31 Dec 2021 & 3 Jan 2022.

Out of hours support is still available when we’re closed. For example, if you have an emergency social work or housing repair, or urgent information relating to a birth, death or marriage call 03451 55 00 99.

Scottish Welfare Fund grant applications can be applied for online at

If you, or someone you know, is struggling to self-isolate, call the free 24hr Fife Covid Community Helpline on 0800 952 033.

There are no changes to household bin collections and bins will be collected on their scheduled days - please ensure your bin is out by 6am for collection.

Recycling Centres will be operating as normal from Monday to Friday but will be closed 25 & 26 Dec 2021 and 1 & 2 Jan 2022. You can check opening days and times for individual recycling centres at

Commercial waste bins due to be emptied on 25 & 26 December, will be emptied on Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 December. Similarly, commercial bins due to be emptied on 1 & 2 January, will be emptied on Monday 3 & Tuesday 4 January.

There are no special uplifts from 20 Dec 2021 until they restart on 4 Jan 2022. Real Christmas trees can be recycled for free by cutting it up and putting it in the brown bin.

There are plenty ways to stay in touch with the council this winter: for the latest news and information

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Listen on  - Kingdom FM - 95.2 & 96. / 1 Forth One - 97.3 / Tay FM - 96.4 & 102.8 / K107 FM

Call us on - 03451 55 00 99 (out of hours)

We hope everyone has a very merry Christmas and safe holiday.

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