Published: 08:49, 24 March 2020
| Updated: 10:11, 24 March 2020
Recycling centres across Kent have been shut following the government's latest announcement on tackling the coronavirus outbreak.
Kent County Council this morning confirmed its tips will be shut until further notice.
It means anyone thinking of clearing out the garage or attic over the next few weeks will have to put their plans on hold.
The authority has apologised for the inconvenience the closure will cause.
A statement on KCC's Facebook page says: "All Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will be CLOSED until further notice following the government’s announcement last night.
"We apologise for the inconvenience this will cause."
Boris Johnson said from last night people must say home. People are only allowed out to go out for four reasons, shopping, exercise together with their family, to get medical care and travel to work.
Kent County Council has recycling centres in:
Medway Council says its sites in Chatham, Cuxton and Gillingham remain open.
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