Bolton Council services during strike - Thurs 10 July 

Bolton town hall

The main local government trade unions nationally have called for one day of industrial action on Thursday 10 July in protest at the National Employers’ pay offer for 2014/15.

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has also announced that national strike action will be held on 10 July 2014 in furtherance of their dispute with the government over pensions, pay and school teachers’ conditions of service.

The strike will affect many services provided by Bolton Council. 

Closed buildings

All council buildings will be closed to the public on Thursday 10 July. These will include enquiry access points, such as the One Stop Shop in the Town Hall, all Library, Museum and Archive services as well as children’s centres and area offices.


Please click this link to find out how your school will be affected, but for up to date information please check with the head teachers of the schools.

Or go to the Schools Directory on the council website: which will have the latest information.

Bin collections

No bins will be emptied on Thursday 10 July and we will not empty the bins before the next scheduled collection day.

Therefore, if your grey, beige, burgundy or green bin is due to be emptied on Thursday 10 July, your next collection will take place on Thursday 24 July. The next collection of the food waste containers will take place on Thursday 17 July.

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Contacting the council on 10 July

A limited telephone service will be available on the day. Anyone with an emergency situation on 10 July should contact us on 01204 333333. The helpline will be open from 8am -5.30pm.

For further information please visit:

Services will return as normal on Friday 11 July.

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