July 12, 2024

Denbighshire Council services to reopen after firebreak lockdown

Denbighshire Council North Wales Business

Denbighshire County Council is informing residents about services which will restart at the end of the firebreak lockdown.

The lockdown in Wales comes to an end on Monday, November 9 and a number of services which have been closed in recent weeks, will re-open.

They include waste and recycling centres and libraries while years 9 and above will return to school.


  • Waste and Recycling – household waste recycling centres will re-open on Monday, November 9 and bookings are now open for the three fixed sites at Rhyl, Denbigh and Ruthin.  Bookings for the Llangollen pop-up site will reopen from 8.30am on November 9 for the service on the morning of Saturday, November 14. You will be able to book a slot for the Corwen pop-up recycling event on the morning of Saturday, November 21, from 8.30am on Monday, November 16. Residents are reminded that on Welsh Government guidance, visits to household waste recycling centres should only be made if the journey is essential. You can make bookings for the household waste recycling centres and pop-up sites by visiting www.denbighshire.gov.uk/recycling


  • Libraries – Denbighshire’s eight libraries will re-open on Monday, November 9. Customers can access their local library for browsing and collecting books as well as using the available computer and One Stop Shop services by appointment by phoning their local library. The home library service will also re-start while a wide range of digital books, magazines and newspapers remain available through Denbighshire’s online library service. For more information visit www.denbighshire.gov.uk/libraries


  • Schools – From Monday, November 9, schools will be open to all pupils. Any pupils who have been contacted by the school or the Test, Trace and Protect team, and told to self-isolate must continue to do so. Those advised to self-isolate should book a coronavirus test if they develop any of these symptoms, even if they are mild. A test can be booked by phoning 119 or online: www.gov.wales/test-trace-protect-coronavirus

Parents/guardians have been advised to remain alert for the main symptoms of coronavirus are :

  • A new or continuous cough
  • A high temperature
  • A loss of or change to sense of smell or taste

Advice requires those self-isolating to stay at home, not to go outdoors to exercise, to visit shops, family or friends, or to other public spaces. Please do not invite people to your house. Further formation on Test, Trace, and Protect can be found here https://gov.wales/test-trace-protect-coronavirus