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MAYOR’S MESSAGE: People in Watford urged to stay safe this Bank Holiday weekend

 Published on: 23rd May 2020   |   By: Tim Green   |   Category: Uncategorized

As the sun shines and temperatures soar this weekend, Peter Taylor, Elected Mayor of Watford, is urging people to stay safe and consider others if they visit the town’s parks and open spaces.

Mayor Taylor said:” I know that so many of us have followed the NHS advice and stayed at home as much as possible.

This hasn’t always been easy but has undoubtedly had an impact and helped to reduce the number of people with this awful virus.

However, this battle isn’t yet won and it is really important that we continue to stay apart from others to stop the spread of COVID-19. By continuing to maintain a distance from people in other households we will keep ourselves and others safe, and make sure we reduce the number of lives lost.”

Marshals will be on duty at Cassiobury Park, Watford’s most popular park, to help with traffic and parking should it get extra busy.

However, facilities such as the paddling pools, toilets and cafes remain closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Residents are also urged to dispose of their own rubbish responsibly, in light of recent incidents of littering in Cassiobury Park.

Current government guidance means people should only meet with one other person who is not in their household and any larger gatherings are still not allowed.

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