Be ready for Storm Ophelia.
Useful advice on preparation for strong winds is available here:
UPDATE ON COUNCIL SERVICES
*** IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT*** As a result of the severe weather which is pending this afternoon, all council facilities, buildings and services will close at 1pm today. We expect normal services to resume from 8am tomorrow (Tuesday), dependent on weather.
All this afternoon’s leisure swimming classes and courses are cancelled today from 1pm and pitch bookings are cancelled.
Now that the weather warning has been brought forward to 12noon, our bin collections will stop at 1pm. If your bin has not been collected today by 1pm, please bring it back in and leave it out tomorrow morning from 7am. We will, weather permitting, collect all unemptied bins over the course of the rest of the week.
All Recycling Centres will also be closed from 1pm today.
Events at all arts and cultural facilities and other events are cancelled.
For your own safety, please don’t visit parks, play areas or open spaces today.