Holiday dates and numbers for council services

Help and advice on Tameside Council's services is available to residents at the touch of a button over the Christmas holiday.

The council’s website can be accessed all day every day for information.

The call centre will be closed from 4.30pm today (Christmas Eve) until 8.30am on Monday, January 4.

Libraries in Mossley, Hyde and Stalybridge closed yesterday with Droylsden Library closing today (Thursday) at 1pm and Ashton, Denton, Dukinfield and Hattersley libraries closing at 4.30pm today.

They will all reopen for their normal staffed hours on Monday, January 4.

If you’re stuck for something to read over the Christmas break, Tameside Libraries’ eBooks, magazines and newspapers remain available online. For more information visit

The local studies and archives centre closes at 4.30pm today (Thursday) and reopens at 10am on Tuesday, January 5.

Details of Christmas and new year waste and recycling collections are available at while there is information on winter gritting at

To contact Tameside Council in an emergency call 0161 342 2222, but please remember this number is for emergencies only.


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