Reduced Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, our operating hours remain unchanged. You are still able to access services and information from the website 24/7 and via email and phone during operating hours.

For information and advice on the Council’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19), changes to Council services, the support that is available to residents and businesses, and to volunteer to help in your community, please see our Coronavirus information page

We ask that all residents #StayHomeSaveLives – see a Message from the Leader of the Council

Preparing for Emergencies

Are you prepared for the things that can happen in emergencies?

  • Power cuts
  • Loss of telephone and internet
  • Flooding
  • Evacuation from your home
  • Being confined indoors because of a nearby incident
  • Unplanned separation from family members

You can find out how to prepare for, and manage, situations like these by reading the following leaflets

If you have a smart phone you can also download the British Red Cross’ Emergency App. This app has loads of great advice on being prepared for all sorts of emergency situations. It can also provide you with real-time weather and flood warnings for your location. You can download the app here.

For information on preparing for specific emergency situations you can visit the following website: