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March 17, 2020
Effective immediately (Tuesday, March 17 @ 1 PM), the Winterland Recreation Centre will be closed to all groups. All rentals or groups activities are hereby cancelled until further notice. Council will update when further information is available. If anyone has concerns they are asked to contact the Town Office @ 279-3701.
January 16, 2020
5 Ways to Celebrate National Flag Day!
December 13, 2019
December 5, 2019
Due to Christmas Day & Boxing Day falling on regular waste collection days, the following changes have been made to the waste collection schedule for the Christmas week:
Waste normally collected on Tuesday will now be collected on MONDAY, DECEMBER 23.
The landfill site will be closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day. The site will then close from 4 PM on Saturday, December 28 and re-open @ 8 AM Tuesday, December 31.
Due to New Years Day falling on a regular waste collection day, Tuesday's collection WILL NOT be affected.
The site will be closed Wednesday, January 1.
December 5, 2019
Let’s show our community spirit and make Winterland a true Winter Wonderland with our 2nd Annual Festival of Lights Contest.
Winner will be announced at the Volunteer Supper hosted by the Town of Winterland, December 21st.
Winterland Recreation will reward the winner with a wonderful prize. We received so many wonderful compliments from everyone last year. Let’s make it bigger and better than last year.
We cannot wait!
March 20, 2020
BPRSB Changes due to COVID-19 Preparedness
Please be advised that due to COVID-19 and the practicing of social distancing the Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board will be implementing the following changes effective immediately:
Our staff has been split into 2 teams and will be working different shifts to keep social distancing.
The BPRSB Office will be closed to the Public. Site hours of operation will not be affected at this time. Payments and inquiries can be made by phone at (709) 891-1717 or by mailing to P.O. Box 510, Burin Bay Arm, NL A0E 1G0.
Until further notice there will be no assistance with Off Loading by our spotter at the Public Drop off Area. The spotter will only direct visitors to the proper bins.
Bulk Collection will be delayed by one month and will be tentatively scheduled to begin in May before placing items at the curbside residents should check the website for updates.
Service Enhancement Program ( Dumpsters ) will be re-assessed in April and if necessary it may have to be suspended or changed.
The Compost Program in the Town of Grand Bank is suspended until further notice.
The Board has also taken other internal measures to help combat COVID-19 and to insure that we continue to provide the necessary service of waste management in our region.
Sorry for any inconvenience these changes may cause.