The Ministry of Public Works has issued an advisory on garbage collection and waste disposal due to Hurricane Teddy heading for the local area.

Garbage collection resumed on Wednesday and continues as usual today.

But residents who would normally have their garbage picked up on Monday and Tuesday should put it out for collection on Saturday.

The Marsh Folly compost centre will open from 7.30am to 7pm until Saturday.

The airport dump will open at 7.30am and close at 4pm each day until Friday and at noon on Saturday.

The Tynes Bay public drop-off will run its normal hours from 7am to 7pm daily.

The commercial weighbridge will open from 7.30am to 4pm until Friday and from 7.30am to 2pm on Saturday.

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