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Press Release

7 December 2018

Christmas opening times

Fareham Borough Council will be closed over the Christmas period as follows:

There will be an out-of-hours telephone message advising customers of the Christmas closure and of the special enquiry service in operation during the festive period. If there is an emergency and you need to contact the Council over Christmas, please call 01329 236100.

Refuse, Recycling and Street Cleansing during the Christmas period

Over the Christmas period there will be some changes to refuse and recycling collections in Fareham. Full details can be found on our website at Alternatively, an answer phone will be in operation for non-urgent enquiries relating to refuse and recycling, grounds maintenance or street cleansing. Please call 01329 824842 and leave your name, telephone number and as much detail as you can. 

Garden waste collections are suspended from Friday 14 December 2018 and will resume from Monday 14 January 2019 on your usual recycling day.

We will collect your real Christmas tree for recycling. Put it out on your recycling day from Monday 14 January. Please do not chop it up. One tree per property, maximum trunk diameter, 10cm.

Additional Emergency Contacts

If you are concerned that something poses a risk or danger to health, buildings or structures please call 0800 374485.

For anything relating to road or footpath obstructions please call 101.


For further information contact:

Customer Enquiries

Tel: 01329 236100

Media Enquiries

The Communications Team
Tel: 01329 824310
Fax: 01329 550576

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