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, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.
Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our Coronavirus information page
We ask that all residents #StayHomeSaveLives – see a Message from the Leader of the Council
Message from Mayor of Castle Point Councillor Colin Riley
From July 4th new changes on lockdown come into place. Pubs, bars and restaurants are able to open subject to government guidelines.
We want our residents to enjoy themselves but it is important we all act responsibly.
- Stay alert and stay safe to help prevent spreading the virus.
- Keep a safe distance from others and continue to wash your hands regularly.
If you do go to the pub, have fun but be sensible;show respect for others and do not do anything that puts you or other people at risk.
Preparing for Emergencies
Are you prepared for the things that can happen in emergencies?
- Power cuts
- Loss of telephone and internet
- 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: