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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Council services

Contents 

  1. Overview
  2. Local restrictions in the North East
  3. News and messages from the Council
  4. Council services
  5. Support for people
  6. Businesses
  7. Schools
  8. Outbreak Management Plan
  9. Volunteering
  10. Public transport updates from Nexus

See which Council services are affected 

South Tyneside Council is continuing to monitor the situation closely, and follow national and regional advice.

We will update this page with details of disruptions to Council services.

You can also follow South Tyneside Council on Facebook for the latest updates.

Face coverings

Please wear a face covering when entering a Council building.

Bins and recycling

See bin collection information.

Services running with changes: 

Births, deaths and marriages

See which Register Office services are affected (marriages, funerals, registering a birth or death).

Face coverings are mandatory for guests at wedding or civil partnership ceremonies and at funerals. See government guidance on face coverings.

Services running: 

Business and licensing

See support for businesses.

Information: 

Care and health

Council and democracy

  • Council meetings: Most Council meetings have been stood down until further notice. This does not include statutory, business-critical meetings which will go ahead when needed. Some Council meetings will be available to watch live online, see watch Council meetings.
  • Community Area Forums (CAFs) will be available to watch live online, see Watch Council meetings online.

Council Tax

  • All working age residents currently in receipt of Council Tax Support will receive an additional £150 reduction in their Council Tax Bill, with no further payment due until 1 October 2020.

Customer service

Events

Leisure

Libraries 

Market and shops

Parks and outdoors

Services affected: 

Information: 

Planning and environment

Services affected: 

Services running as normal: 

Information: 

Parking and roads

Schools and learning

South Tyneside Homes

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