COVID-19 UPDATE

Spennymoor Town Council
Following the message from the Government and its’ health advisors on Monday 16th March, and the unprecedented situation the nation finds itself in, the Town Council has taken the decision to close its offices and services up to and inclusive of Thursday 30th April 2020 – with staff working from home.

All events are to be cancelled from 18th March until 30th April inclusive.  All hirers have been advised and if you have purchased tickets to non-Town Council event, it will be the responsibility of the hirer to reimburse you.

The following buildings will close from Monday 23rd March to 30th April inclusive, as the Council will not have staff available to carry out statutory inspections re health, safety and hygiene:- Middlestone Moor Community Centre, Tudhoe Community Centre, Kirk Merrington Village Hall, Byers Green Village Hall, Tudhoe Cricket Club and Kirk Merrington Pre-School

People can still contact the Council on the following numbers for general enquiries:  01388 815276 and 07967 175307 (for allotment queries) and for enquiries relating to events bookings: 07534 022404

Cemeteries will be open as normal from 8am to 4pm and from the 1st April 2020 8am to 8pm.

Prior to closure, the Town Council is making a cash donation to the foodbank to assist those in need during this stressful period.

The Town Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience the above may cause and would ask people to keep a check on it’s website and Facebook page for updates as depending on advice received, the closure may be extended.

We will work with our customers to try and ensure there is no financial detriment to them going forward.

Play Areas will be closed until further notice…Covid-19 – Play Areas

Allotment rents which were due for payment on 1st April 2020 – Payments will be suspended for allotment rents for the financial year 2020/21, for further information see the following article Covid-19 – Allotment News

Suppliers are asked to email invoices for payment where possible to info@spennymoor-tc.gov.uk.

For further updates regarding Covid-19, please visit our News & Events page…. News and Events

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