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 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.
|Area (press to sort)
|Waste||Advice on what do with waste, info on affected waste services, and live waste service updates, are all available here.|
|Grants||Deadlines have been extended and other details changed in our Voluntary and Community Sector Grant Programme.|
|Children||Advice from Children's Centre staff may be availlable by telephone only.|
|Council||The Town Hall is closed to the public.|
|Lifeline||Extra safety measures are in place as we remain staffed and ready to assist 24/7.|
|Bereavement||Redditch Crematorium and all cemeteries are closed except for burials and funerals, at which a maximum of six mourners is permitted with safety measures in place before, during and after services.|
|Leisure||Sports and activity sessions delivered directly by our teams are suspended.|
All choice-based letting is suspended except in very exceptional circumstances.
All services including for homelessness are available by telephone only, and home visits are for emergency repairs only.
|Leisure||The Arrow Valley Visitor Centre, Pitcheroak Golf Course, Redditch Palace Theatre, Abbey Stadium Sports Centre, Forge Mill Needle Museum, and our Community Centres are closed. Rubicon Leisure has more information.|
|Leisure||Play areas and outdoor equipment in parks and open spaces are closed.|
|Leisure||Advice on using allotments at this time has been issued.|
|Planning||Temporary arrangements are in place for some of our Planning services including paper submissions and site visits.|
|Learning||Learningonline sessions are suspended. Current learners are being supported remotely.|
|Building||Decisions on whether to carry out visits under Building Control inspection arrangements are being made on a case by case basis.|
|Community||Redditch Shopmobility is closed.|
|Community||Redditch Dial A Ride community transport is closed.|
|Market||Redditch 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: Redditch Partnership information|
|NATIONAL: UK Government response to Coronavirus||NATIONAL: Social distancing advice||NATIONAL: Protect the NHS leaflet|