Ed Sheeran And Justin Bieber: I Don’T CareiTunesAmazon

Ed Sheeran And Justin Bieber: I Don’T CareiTunesAmazon

Coronavirus: All Harrogate Borough Council leisure facilities to close

Coronavirus: All Harrogate Borough Council leisure facilities to close

Published by Harry Long at 11:53am 20th March 2020.

All Harrogate Borough Council culture, tourism and leisure facilities will close tonight because of coronavirus.  

  • Harrogate Borough Council is closing leisure facilities from tonight.
  • The buildings will stay closed until further notice.
  • The decision is in line with updated government guidance after the rapid spread of the virus.

The council has decided to close its leisure centres, swimming pools, community centres, Turkish Baths, two museums, the Mercer art gallery and tourist information centres.

The closures will happen tonight - with the buildings remaining closed until further notice.

The decision is in line with updated government guidance after the rapid spread of the virus.

Ripon- Museums

For customers with memberships, these will be suspended from tonight and there will be no charge for April of May.

Customers who have existing bookings will be contacted over the coming days.

Councillor Stanley Lumley, cabinet member with responsibility for sport and leisure, said:

“We do not take these decisions lightly, but this is the right thing for us to do.

“It is clear that the coronavirus is spreading further.  We all have a role to play in doing what we can to prevent it by encouraging greater social distancing.

“By closing these facilities, we’re protecting our customers and our staff.”