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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Council services and schools


  1. Overview
  2. Testing
  3. Support for people
  4. Businesses
  5. Vaccine
  6. News and messages from the Council
  7. Council services and schools
  8. Volunteering - how you can help

Council services and schools

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Recycling Village

The Recycling Village is open with safety measures.

Recycling Village

Births, deaths and marriages

There are safety measures in place at the Register Office, crematorium and cemeteries.

Register Office and funerals

Care homes

Care homes and housing

Contact tracing

When the NHS Test and Trace service is unable to reach people who have tested positive within their usual timeframes, local contact tracers will take over.

Local contact tracers

Customer service

The Customer Service Centres at South Shields Town Hall and Jarrow Town Hall are open.

When visiting a Council building, please wear a face covering, unless exempt. We may also ask for your details for NHS Test and Trace. More about visiting a Council building.


Information for South Tyneside Homes tenants

Leisure centres

Leisure centres are open with safety measures in place.

Leisure centres


Libraries are open.

Council libraries


For the current Government guidance, visit GOV.UK: Guidance for parents and carers.

For details of arrangements at your child's school, please visit the individual school's website, or contact the school.

See information on free school meals.

Children's centres and early years

Children's centres and early years

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