We will keep this page updated with the latest information during the outbreak. Information applies until further notice. Stay Home, Save Lives.
Measures are being developed to support vulnerable people through COVID-19. We will list them here as they become available.
Here are the current effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on our services. We will keep this page updated with the latest information. Information applies until further notice.
|Area (press to sort)
|Leisure||The Cafe in Sanders Park reopens from Saturday May 23!|
|Waste||Advice on what do with waste, info on affected waste services, and live waste service updates, are all available here.|
|Children||Advice from Children's Centre staff may be available by telephone only.|
|Bereavement||A maximum of ten mourners is permitted at services with safety measures in place before, during and afterwards. Redditch Crematorium is closed to the public except for funerals and burials.|
|Lifeline||Extra safety measures are in place as we remain staffed and ready to assist 24/7.|
|Council||Our Parkside office and customer service centre is closed to the public. Room hire is suspended.|
Home visits to people self isolating with symptoms are restricted to essential or emergency visits only. During such visits members of the household will be required to be in a different room.
|Building||Decisions on whether to carry out visits under Building Control inspection arrangements are being made on a case by case basis.|
Planning Committee will take place using a virtual format. For more information regarding this and for details of the temporary arrangements in place for some of our Planning services including the householder planning service, paper submissions, site visits and the Council's Guidance Note relating to requests for the relaxation of conditions limiting hours of work on construction sites.
|Leisure||Play areas and outdoor equipment in parks and open spaces are closed.|
|Leisure||Advice on using allotments at this time has been issued.|
|Leisure||Sanders Park bowls season tickets are unavailable.|
|Leisure||Sports and activity sessions delivered directly by our teams are suspended.|
|Community||Bromsgrove Shopmobility is closed.|
|Community||Our public toilets in Bromsgrove town centre, Sanders Park, Rubery, and Alvechurch are closed.|
|Market||Bromsgrove Market is closed.|
|Parking||The expiry date of all current resident and visitor permits has been extended by three months.|
|LOCAL: Worcestershire County Council - Coronavirus||LOCAL: Bromsgrove Partnership information|
|NATIONAL: UK Government response to Coronavirus||NATIONAL: Social distancing advice|
|NATIONAL: Protect the NHS leaflet|