Council clean up continues in storm aftermath

Cessnock City Council crews are well into the recovery phase following the storm hitting the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA) earlier in the week.

Cessnock City Council crews are well into the recovery phase following the storm hitting the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA) earlier in the week.

Council crews have been working overtime to remove debris in local road reserves, footpaths and parks focusing on areas in the LGA that suffered the brunt of the storm.

Over the last few days Council staff worked systematically and tirelessly through Kurri Kurri, and Pelaw Main completing the removal of debris from residential streets and footpaths.

Crews will now focus on Weston, Abermain and on local parks. Remedial works to trees damaged during the weather event will also commence.

Residents living in areas impacted more severely by the storm including in Kurri Kurri, Abermain, Weston and Loxford are able to dispose of their Garden Organics free of charge at the Cessnock Waste Management Centre until close of business Tuesday 14 November, 2017. Council has announced the fee will be also be waived for the residents of Stanford Merthyr and Pelaw Main.

Please be reminded for the fee to be waived you must show proof of address and it is only applicable to green waste storm debris material self -hauled by the resident.

 11/10/2017