Message from Highland Council

Bank Holiday designated on Monday 19 September 2022

The Highland Council has confirmed that, as a mark of respect, we will observe the State Funeral of her Majesty The Queen on Monday 19 September 2022.

All schools, Council offices and service points will be closed to the public.  Emergency out of hours services will continue.  Waste collection will continue on that day, although the actual collection time may vary.  Registration, burials and cremations will be provided as required.   All out of hour arrangements in place for the weekend prior to the funeral will continue until the start of normal working hours on Tuesday 20 September. 

Staff who are required to work on 19 September will be paid an enhanced rate for hours worked. 

Elaine Barrie

Head of People


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