Work is continuing to support those who have been displaced by the devastating floods which affected communities including St Asaph, Ruthin and Rhuddlan in the run up to and over the Christmas period.
Since the flood waters subsided, Denbighshire’s waste operatives have been working seven days a week collecting sodden items and taking them to landfill. To date, they have collected 100 tonnes of damaged goods, and a further 170 white goods for recycling.
Cabinet Lead Member for Environment, Councillor David Smith, paid tribute to them, saying: “They have provided an exemplary service to the communities affected, working seven days a week for the last three weeks and will continue to do so while the need is there.
“I would also like to thank the staff who have been running the advice centres for their assistance at such a difficult time.
“Above all, however, I would like to extend my sincere best wishes to those families and households who have been displaced by the flooding as we head towards Christmas.
“No doubt, this will be a difficult time for everyone and I hope they are able to make the best of a bad situation.”
Looking toward the New Year, the advice centres in St Asaph and Ruthin have now been closed down and people can now get advice, information and help through the Council's usual Customer Service points.
Denbighshire has a dedicated web page where all the information is available in one place at denbighshire.gov.uk/floodadvice
Some useful phone numbers are:
Customer Service Centre English - 01824 706101 Welsh - 706100
Text 07800 140088
Social Services and Housing 01824 712900
Text 07917 597 993
Out of hours emergencies: Social Services 0845 0533116
All other services 01745 351205
Welfare Rights 0800 169 6625