Winds close parks and recycling centres

RECYCLING centres and parks across Suffolk have been closed today because of high winds.All landfill sites and household waste and recycling centres in the county have been closed until at least lunchtime by Suffolk County Council.

RECYCLING centres and parks across Suffolk have been closed today because of high winds.

All landfill sites and household waste and recycling centres in the county have been closed until at least lunchtime by Suffolk County Council.

Some bin collection services in the county may be affected as a result.

Meanwhile all parks in Ipswich have been closed because of blustery conditions.

It is the second time in three days that the parks have been closed. They were also shut on Monday, as a result of high winds.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the Orwell Bridge was still currently open but there had been a few incidents of trees being blown over - although this had not resulted in any major disruption or injury.

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Firefighters are currently in attendance at the Britten Shopping Centre, London Road North, Lowestoft, to secure roof vents that are swaying in the wind.

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