26 Jan 2016

Ashburton council closes doors due to security issue

11:58 am on 26 January 2016

Ashburton District Council has closed the doors of its offices to the public because of what it is describing as a security issue.

The council said it was a precautionary measure and one that had been taken on the advice of police. It has not elaborated on what the threat is.

The council said it was still taking phone calls from the public.