Emergency closures

Last updated 10.22am Saturday 4 April

What you need to do

Stay at home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • Stay two metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms. There’s full guidance on staying at home and away from others, including the only reasons why you should leave your home, on the government website:

go to government guidance

In this section you’ll find the latest information about how our services and venues are being affected by coronavirus.


Check the latest information about primary, secondary, special and independent schools, including guidance for if you’re classed as a key worker or if a pupil is considered a vulnerable child, and links to school websites.

Children’s centres and nurseries

Information about our children’s centres and council-run nurseries. For privately run nurseries, you’ll need to contact them directly.


Information about our libraries, including the mobile library.

CouncilĀ buildings and leisure facilities

Information about arrangements and closures at council buildings and leisure facilities.

Travel and Roads

Find out about what we’re doing to keep main roads moving.

Registration services

Find out about arrangements for birth, deaths and marriages.


Find out about any changes to the services provided by our housing teams.

Recycling and waste collections

Information about recycling and waste collections, and our household recycling centres.

Care Connect services

Find out what to do if you or someone you know receives home care services.