THE national bank holiday marking the state funeral of her late Majesty the Queen will result in closures across Fife Council on Monday.

All nurseries and schools will be closed as well as council offices to mark the last day of the national mourning period.

Bin collections on the day of the service will not go ahead, with plans underway to deal with as much of the backlog as possible.

Any bins not be picked up will be picked up on their next collection date, recycling centres will also be closed.

Libraries and leisure centres will be closed and scheduled gas servicing appointments will not now go ahead, a letter with a rearranged date will go out in the coming days.

Meals on wheels and social care residential support will operate as usual and emergency and critical cover will continue to be provided.

The council's emergency out of hours contacts will still be available on 03451 55 00 99.

Anyone who needs to contact social work in an emergency, or who needs urgent information relating to a birth, death or marriage should call 03451 55 00 99.

Tenants can report emergency housing repairs online at or by calling 03451 55 00 99 if you don’t have internet access.

Services will resume on Tuesday, September 20.