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Information sessions on new waste charges

23 March 2015

A series of information sessions have been organised for businesses in Strabane affected by the new charging structure being introduced for commercial waste services ahead of the establishment of the new Derry City and Strabane District Council.

The information sessions will inform businesses of changes to the charge schedule for the various services or commercial waste, recycling centres and bin charges ahead of the transfer to the new Council on 01 April.

The sessions will be held from next week, Monday, 23 March at the Newtownstewart 200 Centre, Moyle Road, Newtownstewart from 5-7pm; on Wednesday 25 March at the Derg Valley Leisure Centre, Castlederg from 5-7pm; and on Friday, 27 March from 1-3pm at the Strabane District Council New Depot Offices, 6 Strahans Road, Strabane.

The chair of Regional Services Cllr Patsy Kelly encouraging the public to attend the information sessions said it was important that the public get an understanding of the rationale behind the new cost structure.

He added that representatives from the relevant departments will be in attendance at the information sessions to answer any questions and offer advice and assistance.

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Further press information can be obtained by contacting Derry City Council’s Marketing and Communications Section, Tel. 02871 37 6504.