The chief executive of Caerphilly County Borough Council has decided to close all corporate offices because of the continuing bad weather.
Only critical council services will be operational for the rest of Monday with emergency numbers still operational. The council has said the offices should re-open on Tuesday.
Anthony O’Sullivan, chief executive of Caerphilly County Borough Council, said: “Many frontline council staff are working around the clock in very difficult conditions to keep services running. The weather conditions over the last few days have been exceptional, but we are doing our utmost to keep disruption to a minimum.”
“I would like to thank residents for their patience and understanding as we try to deal with the situation as best we can. Again we would urge people to take care while travelling and visit the council’s website for the latest updates.”
The council has issued the following information regarding its services.
Gritting crews continue to ensure that all main routes across the county borough remain open. In addition, they are focusing on town centre shopping areas, doctors surgeries, OAP complexes, funerals, industrial estates and medical emergencies etc. The gritters are also doing their best to clear side roads wherever they can.
Meals on Wheels
Staff are using 4×4 vehicles to deliver meals to the elderly and the vulnerable. They expect to deliver to over 300 residents today.
Refuse and recycling collections
There will be no waste collections today due to the ongoing conditions, but we will continue to monitor situation. The refuse collection crews are out assisting highways colleagues clearing footpaths in OAP complexes and shopping areas etc.