A NUMBER of non- essential council services will be closed during the festive break.

West Dunbartonshire Council will close some council buildings, including the main offices at Garshake, in Dumbarton, and Rosebery Place, in Clydebank, on the evening of Friday December 21 and re-open on Thursday January 3, 2013.

Essential services such as Social Work, including Homecare, emergency services such as Child and Adult Protection, and Criminal Justice Services, will be operating during this period, although sometimes with reduced hours.

For full details, visit the Council's website at www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/council-and-government/christmas-closure-2012 or call the Contact Centre on 01389 738282 which will be open until 5pm on 21 December.