Christmas and New Year opening hours and emergency numbers

Emergencies

Bin collections

Leisure centres and pools

Libraries

Remember, you can order and renew items online at any time.

Date Hours
24, 25, 26 December 2017 Closed
27, 28, 29, 30 December 2017 All branches open as normal
31 December and 1, 2 January 2018 Closed
3 January onward All branches open as normal

The Mobile Library will stop after 23 December. It will resume on 3 January.

Council housing repairs

In an emergency, call 0131 663 7211.

Housing repairs web pages

Burials

We are open Wednesday 27 and Friday 28 December only, from 9:00 to 12:30.

Call 0131 561 5280.

Arranging a burial web pages

Midlothian Registration Office

We are open on:

  • Wednesday 27 December, 09:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 28 December, 09:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 29 December, 09:00 to 15:30

Call:

  • 0131 271 3281
  • in an emergency out of hours 0131 663 7211

Homelessness

In an emergency, contact the out of hours service:

  • 0131 663 7211

Homelessness web pages

Social Care

We are open on:

  • Wednesday 27 December, 08:30 to 17:00
  • Thursday 28 December, 08:30 to 17:00
  • Friday 29 December, 08:30 to 16:00

Call:

  • Children's Services: 0131 271 3860
  • Adult Services: 0131 271 3900
  • in an emergency out of hours 0800 731 6969

Health and social care web pages

Scottish Welfare Fund

We will be closed from 16:00 on Friday 22 December.

We are open on:

  • Wednesday 27 December, 13:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 28 December, 08:30 to 17:00
  • Friday 29 December, 08:30 to 16:00

Call:

  • 0131 270 5600
  • in an emergency out of hours 0800 731 6969

Scottish Welfare Fund web pages

Criminal Justice Social Work

The Criminal Justice Social Work team based at Dalkeith Social Work Centre are available, apart from:

  • 25, 26 December 2017
  • 1, 2 January 2018