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Schools urged to make early decision on closures

first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Pinterest Schools urged to make early decision on closures Google+ County Councillors meet today having been called to an emergency meeting to discuss the county’s dwindling salt stocks with another big freeze on the way.Council sources say there is only enough salt to treat 1/3 of the county’s roads.It is understood the National Roads Authority has instructed the council cut down their use of salt due to a national shortage.The warning came as Met Eireann issued a weather warning with snow and ice forecastTwo weeks ago parts of the county were brought to a standstill – as the bitterly cold weather took hold and a number of schools had to close because of the weather.Managing Director of Highland Radio, Charlie Collins, is asking schools to make an early decision regarding if they are going to close on Friday or not:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/coll830skool.mp3[/podcast] Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Previous articleFamiles have lucky escape in Raphoe fireNext articleBody of missing Lettekenny woman found News Highland PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Newsx Adverts Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrycenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Facebook Google+ By News Highland – December 16, 2010 Twitterlast_img read more