Council festive opening times


Aberdeenshire Council offices will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day as well as on New Year’s Day and Friday, January 2.

Chief Executive of Aberdeenshire Council, Colin Mackenzie, said: “I would like to wish all council employees and residents in Aberdeenshire a very happy Christmas.

‘‘I hope you all have the chance to spend some time with your friends and family.

“Although council offices will be closed for the national public holidays over the festive period, there are specific emergency telephone numbers available for those who need


The local authority has the following numbers you can call in an emergency for the relevant department.

Social work and homelessness - 08458 40 00 70

Housing repairs – 08456 08 12 03

Home care – 08456 08 12 06