Parts of Brock will close this weekend

A number of buildings at Brock’s St. Catharines campus will be shut down this weekend.The Mackenzie Chown complex (all blocks), Inniskillin Hall and the Alumni Greenhouse will be closed from 10 p.m. on Friday, May 13, to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, for planned campus-wide maintenance and utility upgrades. All doors will be locked and card access will be unavailable during these times.For emergency-only access to any of these areas, please contact Campus Security (905-688-5550 x3200) to make arrangements.The following areas on campus will also not have network (internet, email) during the shutdown:all Residences (Decew, Vallee, Earp, Village, Quarry View)the Kenmore CentreHarrison HallCampus-wide wireless access will also be unavailable.There will also be no phone services at Quarry View Residence.In all affected areas, faculty and staff are reminded to clean out fridges prior to leaving for the weekend and remove anything that could spoil.In the unlikely event that power cannot be restored to these areas by 10 a.m. on Saturday, information will be posted on the Brock homepage (under “News”). Every effort will be made to communicate this decision by 7 a.m.The rest of the University’s main and east campuses will have normal power and be open as usual.• Facilities Management’s shutdown bulletin read more

Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather

first_imgHEAVY SNOW IN Belfast has forced the closure of the runway at George Best Belfast City Airport.Persistent snowfall has resulted in the airport’s decision to “snow close” the runway until at least 8.30am this morning, while the airport itself remains open.In a statement issued at 6.30am this morning, the airport advised passengers to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.The airport have said that they will be providing updates throughout the day via Twitter and Facebook, with the next update expected at 8.30am.Separately, bad weather has forced the cancellation of all Irish Ferries Jonathan Swift fast craft sailings between Dublin and Holyhead.These include the 8.45am and 2.30pm sailings from Dublin and the 11.50am and 5.15pm sailings from Holyhead.Irish Ferries have said that passengers that were booked on any of these cancelled services will be accommodated on the MV Ulysses Cruise Ferry, which is operating as follows:Dublin to Holyhead 8:05am and 8.55pmHolyhead to Dublin 2.40am and 2.10pmRead: Flash floods and road warnings as heavy rain pours >last_img read more