CORONAVIRUS: Denbighshire County Council Update


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Below is a list of the the following activities in Denbighshire have been cancelled due to coronavirus. Sound Radio will keep you updated over the next few weeks with any further news from the county.

Rhyl Pavilion Theatre:  Following discussing with promoters of upcoming shows and in light of Government advice to reduce unnecessary social contact, Denbighshire Leisure have taken the decision to postpone all shows at the Rhyl Pavilion Theatre until 6th April 2020.    People who have bought tickets for any of the affected shows please contact the Box Office at the Rhyl Pavilion for advice on 01745 330000 or alternatively email:  box.office@denbighshire.gov.uk.The Box Office will remain open Monday –Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.

The 1891 restaurant at the Theatre is planning to open as normal on Thursday.

Leisure Centres, Nova, SC2 and Ninja TAG Rhyl: All of these facilities are open as normal.

Schools: Ysgol Brynhyfryd, Ruthin is closed. The nursery class at Ysgol Pen Barras, Ruthin will be closed from Thursday, 19 March due to staffing issues. The position will be reviewed and parents/ guardians notified.

Waste:  The mobile household waste and recycling collection service in Corwen/ Llangollen on Saturday mornings are being stopped.   All other waste and recycling services are operating as normal.

Public conveniences: Public toilets in Ruthin (Cae Ddol and Market Street)  and Denbigh (Factory Ward) are to close until Monday, 6th April.  The public toilets at Rhyl Town Hall will remain open  but hours reduced to 10am until 4pm.

The following public toilets will be operating on reduced hours 10am to 4pm until further notice

Rhyl Town Hall

Old Golf Road Rhyl

Barkby Beach Prestatyn

Nova Prestayn

Princes Road Rhuddlan

High Street St Asaph

Archives:  The public searchroom at Denbighshire Archives in Ruthin will close from Thursday, 19th March.  Staff will be working away from the building but will answer e-mails whenever possible.  However, access to information and documents will be limited.

Exercise Referral Scheme:  This programme is being suspended until further notice. If you have any concerns or queries, please don’t hesitate to contact your local NERS Co-ordinator on 01824 712324.

Face to face service at Rhyl Job Centre:  This is being replaced by staff working from other buildings.

The following information has been previously reported:

Libraries:  All group activities in libraries have been cancelled from tomorrow Wednesday 18thuntil further notice. This includes Bookstart rhymetimes, reading groups, and all games and craft groups. Talking Points and Citizens Advice sessions in libraries have also been cancelled. Libraries and One Stop Shops remain open as usual at the moment.

Countryside:  Due to the current situation with Coronavirus – Covid 19, all our publicised events will be postponed until further notice.

This decision will remain under review and follow advice from the Government and Public Health Wales.

These events include:

–          Nature for Health sessions

–          Volunteer Events

–          Public events and talks

Denbighshire County Council will be suspending its face-to-face homeless prevention service at the Ask Centre, Water Street, Rhyl, from Tuesday, March 17.  The move will allow members of the team to continue to provide services during the Delay Phase of the outbreak with residents needing support able to call 01824 712936.  The lines will be open 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am-4.30pm on Fridays. Residents currently working with the team may also use this number or can call their homelessness prevention officer directly.

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