A DISTRICT council has announced it is closing all its front desks, in keeping with the current government instruction.

West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) will continue to provide the services it offers, however all front desks, including Woodgreen in Witney, are now closed.

Other WODC offices in Witney are located in New Yatt Road, Station Lane and Welch Way.

Meanwhile, the council has an office based in Chipping Norton in Goddards Lane, which is also now closed.

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The council's staff will however continue to support emergency cases face to face, such as those in immediate homelessness.

Services the council offers include: waste collection and recycling; access to housing benefits and Universal Credit; car parking, and business licensing and permits.

Advice, support and self-serve options for WODC services continue online at westoxon.gov.uk

Alternatively, customer services can can be contacted on 01993 861000.

The council thanked residents for their co-operation and understanding during the current situation.