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Town centre reopening information


Thank you for continuing to shop in your local high street. It’s important to give our essential independent shops the support they need during this difficult time.

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Remember to follow the safety measures they have in place to help you feel comfortable when you’re shopping for what you need. 

  • Pavement and floor signage for social distancing
  • Face coverings in shops
  • Sanitiser stations
  • More frequent cleaning
  • Limiting numbers for social distancing
  • Protective screens
  • Encouraging contactless payments


  1. Go with the flow - keep your distance and follow all local signage
  2. Be safe - plan ahead, be considerate, responsible and patient
  3. Remember to wash your hands often. Use the free sanitiser stations, use contactless payment and put on a face covering when needed

You can find out more details about high street safety arrangements in individual towns. Follow the links to their individual websites below:

Please note this video was recorded on 9 July 2020.

This project has £509,000 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund. This is part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.  The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

The ERDF was established by the European Union. It helps local areas stimulate their economic development. This is done by investing in projects which will:

  • support innovation
  • support businesses
  • create jobs
  • help local community regenerations

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