209Hambleton District Council will close its offices for eleven days over the festive period – but emergencies will still be dealt with.

The telephone contact centre and the offices in Northallerton, Easingwold and  Stokesley will close at  5.15 pm on Wednesday December 23 and re-open for business at 8.45am on Monday January 4.

All emergencies will be dealt with throughout this time – by calling 01609 779977. Information on all Council services is available on hambleton.gov.uk