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Recycling disruption due to high winds

Orkney Islands Council is advising it will be unable to carry out recycling collections in some areas today, Thursday, due to high winds.

Areas affected are as follows:

Area 12 —  Birsay/Harray/Evie

Area 14 — the following roads/schemes are affected:

  • Bloomfield Road
  • Old Finstown Road
  • Cruan Road
  • Finstown Hall
  • Acre Lea
  • Jib Park

Collections are currently going ahead in Stenness and Harray (Area 14).

The council is advising households affected to hold onto their recycling until the next metals and paper collection in four weeks’ time.

However, the waste team is looking closely at any possibilities for returning to affected households in coming days.

The council has apologised for any inconvenience and will provide any further updates via it’s OIC Updates facebook page, website www.orkney.gov.uk