WEATHER WARNING: Parks and cemeteries in Derry to close tomorrow due to high winds, householders also issued advice on bin collections
18 Sept 2018 10:46 PM
Derry's council has issued a public safety warning tonight due to high winds. A council spokesperson said: "In order to ensure public safety all Council’s park areas and cemeteries will remain closed tomorrow as a precaution following warnings of severe high winds. "This is with the exception of burials due to take place tomorrow, which will proceed as arranged. "Other services including recycling centres will be reviewed throughout the day taking into consideration changing weather conditions. Updates will be provided throughout the day on social media. "We are also encouraging householders not to leave bins sitting out after collection but to return them to a safe place in order to reduce the risk of obstruction or potential injury on streets and roads." For additional information and advice in the event of power cuts, fallen trees etc please check out the emergency contact information at www.nidirect.gov.uk/news/strong-winds-warning-information-and-advice.
This publication supports the work of the Press Council of Ireland and Office of the Press Ombudsman, and our staff operate within the Code of Practice of the Press Council. You can obtain a copy of the Code, or contact the Council, at www.presscouncil.ie, Lo-call 1800 208 080 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.