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CORONAVIRUS: Parish council's stern lockdown warning to people using The Green

Wednesday 27th May 2020

BEARSTED Parish Council has issued a reminder to residents that big gatherings are still banned and groups will be dispersed.

The parish council published a warning on social media to people heading out to meet friends and family on The Green.

A Bearsted Parish Council spokesman said: "It is well published that the current guideline put in place by the Government are for the nation’s safety. Bearsted Parish Council, as custodians of The Green request that our facilities are used inline with current laws.

"Therefore we request that gatherings of friends and family DO NOT take place on The Green, if you bring a picnic to enjoy with your household take the rubbish away with you and that you socially distance yourself from other users.

"If users of The Green do not adhere to the laws currently in place including the by-laws of The Green, Bearsted Parish Council will have no choice and will not hesitate to request assistance from Kent Police."