LANCASHIRE County Council has given details of the opening times of its registration service offices over he festive period.

They will be available for anyone needing to register a birth or death, or give notice of marriage on Monday from 9am to 4.30pm and on Christmas Eve from 9am to 4.30pm.

They will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

The offices will open from 9am to 4.30pm on Friday 27 December 27 but closed over the following weekend.

On Monday December 30 and New Year's Eve the will open from 9am to 4.30pm but closed on New Year''s Day.

Normal service will resume on Thursday January 2.

The Certificate Services Department, which is based at the Records Office on Bow Lane, Preston, will be closed from Tuesday December 24 to Thursday December 26. Enquiries received during this time will be dealt with on Friday December 27.