Alert Section

Council services during bad weather

Here you will find links to useful pages for various Council Services that may be relevant during periods of inclement weather.

Waste and Recycling collections.
If changes to waste collections have had to be made, you will find details of any temporary collection arrangements on the main Bins, Recycling and Waste page.

School Closures.
The School Closures page is updated by the Schools themselves to advertise any full or partial closures. You may also wish to check the schools own website / moodle page for more specific information about a particular school.

Gritting / Snow clearance.
The Gritting and snow clearance pages contain useful information such as the Council’s priority salting routes, our responsibilities for clearing snow and other frequently asked questions.

Fallen Trees.
To report a fallen tree which is obstructing the highway or causing a danger to the public, please contact Streetscene.

Emergency Planning.
The Emergency Planning pages contain various information to help deal with an emergency situation, such as extreme cold conditions, flooding and fire.

Power cut enquiries should be made to SP Energy Networks.
What to do if your electricity supply goes off.

Any disruption to public transport will be highlighted on the Traveline Cymru website.

Local radio stations will also provide news bulletins of localised issues and traffic updates.

Many organisations provide real time updates via Twitter:

Flintshire County Council @flintshireCC
Met Office Weather Warnings @metofficeWales
North Wales Police @NWPolice
North Wales Police Incident Control Room @NWPControlroom
North Wales Fire and Rescue @NorthWalesFire
Natural Resources Wales @NatResWales
SP Energy Networks @SPEnergyNetwork
Traveline Cymru @TravelineCymru

Traffic Wales North @TrafficWalesN