Covid-19 briefing note
This note provides an update on the information posted on this blog on 7.8.20

Key messages for this week

In case you missed it…

Today’s briefing note is a summary of announcements and changes over the past few days…

We’re on your side…but please stick to the rules

Action taken against town centre bar, as businesses and customers urged to stick to the rules to help keep Wrexham safe…

As a council, we’re doing everything we can to support local businesses during the Covid-19 emergency.

It’s great to be able to report that the vast majority are managing the risks well, and keeping staff and customers as safe as possible.

However, we also have a duty to intervene when businesses are putting their staff, customers and Wrexham as a whole at risk by failing to introduce Covid-19 safety measures.

Read more…


New-look High Street to support the evening economy

From Mondays through to Saturdays – between 6pm and 6am – we’re closing parts of High Street in Wrexham to support the evening economy.

The street will be closed from the Wynnstay to the Old No 7 Bar and Grill.

Read more…

Four of our leisure centres reopen today

As announced last week, Freedom Leisure and Wrexham Council reopened four of its leisure centres today (Monday, August 17).

This will be followed by a second phase in September, when the rest of our leisure facilities will reopen to the public.

Read more…

Please observe the one-person rule at our recycling centres

If you visit one of our recycling centres, please remember that only one person is allowed to leave the vehicle while on-site.

Since our recycling centres have reopened, we’ve had to implement some very strict rules to keep everyone safe.

Read more…

Shielding in Wales paused

From today, people in Wales no longer need to shield for the time-being.

This means people in the ‘shielding group’ can now go to work or school or go shopping, but they should continue to take steps to protect themselves.

Read more on the Welsh Government website…

Reminder – reliable sources of information about Covid-19

Latest information on the virus and what people should do about it is provided by:

How to get a test if you’ve got Coronavirus Symptoms.


Public Briefing Note – 07.08.20