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CCC Media Advisory: Update 4pm Wednesday 17/8/11

CCC Media Advisory: Update 4pm Wednesday 17 August 2011

Roads
Crews made good progress clearing roads in the hills today. Crews also cleared footpaths around schools, bus stops and shopping malls.

The Christchurch City Council is urging motorists to drive with caution, and to watch out for surface water caused by melting snow and recent rain.

The Council advises people to take care when walking on snow covered paths as hazards may not always be able visible.

Council Facilities
All Council facilities that were operational before the snow storm are now open. They include all Service Centres, Libraries (with the exception of Mobile Library) and Sports and Recreation Centres.

All Sports and Recreation services, including Swimsmart, are also operating.

Kerbside Collection
Kerbside collection in the city started again today.

Residents are advised to leave their wheelie bins at the kerbside and they will be collected as soon as possible. If bins have not been collected by next Monday, please contact the Council's Customer Call Centre on: 03 941 8999 or 0800 800 169.


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