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)
|Children||Advice from Children's Centre staff may be available 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||Please consider the risk to yourself and your family of attending a funeral in person. Safety measures in place before, during and after funerals. Redditch Crematorium is closed except for burials and funerals.|
|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 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.
|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 limited to transport to medial appointments for people who can enter and exit the vehicles unaided.|
|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|