New Romney Town Council will be implementing emergency measures to ensure the continuation of Town Council services and New Romney Town Council will be implementing emergency measures to ensure the continuation of Town Council services and business during the current coronavirus pandemic and to support local residents through establishing the Town Council as a single point of reference.

Potential methods of public support will be: Regular Facebook and website posts as well as posters published in Town Council noticeboards re current government directives and health advice Initial door to door leafleting re government directives and health advice and including Town Council contact details for information signposting (ie. enabling members of the public to contact the Town Council so that they can be directed to relevant websites, authorities etc for assistance).

Telephone and email answering service to enable public assistance as above. Collating volunteer information to support those most in need of support In addition to the above, the Town Council may well be required to assist the County and District Councils, as well as the local Health Service, to disseminate information.

The Mayor of New Romney, Cllr Paul Thomas said “In light of the unprecedented situation we find ourselves, it is vitally important that the Council continues to demonstrate its “People First” approach and coordinates the local response to this crisis.

New Romney is a small town, with a big heart and I have no doubt we will all support each other, to minimise the impact this crisis has on the town and its residents”.