Safe Use of Multi-purpose Community Facilities

Kashmeera Gorecha, Broxtowe Council Communications Team writes: The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published guidance for those managing community centres, village halls and other community facilities on safely re-opening multi-purpose buildings.

The government will allow community centres and other multi-use community facilities to open on 4 July.

Managers of community facilities will have discretion over when they consider it safe to open for any activity permitted by legislation and may decide to remain closed if they are not able to safely follow the advice in the relevant guidance to make the space coronavirus secure.

The guidance covers some key considerations for safely reopening community facilities, such as:
• Social distancing and capacity
• Cleaning
• Hygiene and face coverings
• Vulnerable people
• Toilets
• Noise
• Track and trace
• Travel and parking

Advice is also provided on the permitted activities in multi-use community facilities, with links to relevant guidance for each use. The guidance also provides information on enforcement.

Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities

I hope you find this useful. Please visit the Broxtowe Council website at www.broxtowe.gov.uk for more information about council activities, updates for businesses or about Covid-19 or to access online services. Why not join our Email Me electronic bulletin and receive notices about council services. (You can register for Email Me on the website).

If your group or members have set up their own support service to help each other or the wider community, please do share your news with us as we try and feature good news stories on our social media channels.

Broxtowe Borough Council
Foster Avenue, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1AB
Tel: 0115 917 7777

www.broxtowe.gov.uk

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