The big clean up starts as strong winds batter Thornbury
By Trucks79 | Sunday, January 08, 2012, 10:51
Following on from the strong winds that parts of the UK including Thornbury witnessed at the start of the week the clean-up process is now well underway.
Strong winds batter Thornbury this week
With fences blown down, trees laying on roads and paths and a number of householders reporting a loss of TV services, tradesmen and hardware stores and timber merchants in and around Thornbury are certainly reaping the benefits. Broadcaster BSKYB reported much higher than usual call volumes as a direct result of severe weather across parts of the country and routine installations have been delayed in some areas due to a back log caused by the severe weather.
On the broadcasters website the broadcaster said "Gales, snowfall or heavy rain can affect your signal but your viewing should return to normal when the weather improves. Sometimes dishes can be pushed out of alignment by strong winds or a weight of snow sitting on the dish, and this may mean that even after the weather clears you are unable to watch some channels and see the "No Satellite Signal" message on your TV screen. Please note that we do not advise attempting to realign the Sky dish yourself, as this should be carried out by a professional engineer, and in high winds it can be dangerous to try and access a dish on a wall, rooftop or chimney"
Meanwhile Thornbury's hardware merchant Hawkins of Thornbury has reported a slight rise in sales following the strong winds at the start of the week.
If you are yet to repair any damage caused by the weather this week then why not take a look at our local on-line business directory where you will find details on all the local companies in and around Thornbury from hardware stores, landscape gardeners and television aerial installers. Not only will you be able to find their contact details but you will also be able to view independent views that have been left by other local people. You can also quickly and easily submit your own local business reviews in order to help other potential customers make the right choice.
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