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Alive West Norfolk venues to be closed

All Alive West Norfolk venues will be closed from 5pm this Friday following government advice regarding the coronavirus.

This means the St James, Lynnsport, the Corn Exchange Alive Downham and Hunstanton's Oasis will be closed until at least the end of the April.

A statement from West Norfolk Council said: "The health and wellbeing of our customers and staff is our top priority.

Oasis Centre, Hunstanton
Oasis Centre, Hunstanton

"We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update our website and social media with any new information."

The council adds that they will not be taking any direct debits for April and all memberships will be frozen.

Some free online content to "help with fitness, wellbeing and isolation" will be rolled out from April, and customers are advised to keep checking Alive West Norfolk's social media channels to keep up-to-date with this.

"We appreciate your patience and support during this difficult time. Keep safe, stay well and look after each other," the statement continues.

It comes after Alive West Norfolk announced yesterday that all shows at Lynn's Corn Exchange and St George's Guildhall have been postponed or cancelled, initially until Friday, April 3.

The Hanseatic Ski Race, due to the take place in Lynn in June, has been postponed.

The organising committee will review the situation at the end of May to consider a potential date for later this year.

Hanse Festival has also been postponed by West Norfolk Council, as has the Spring Plant and Craft Fair.

For a full list of cancellations click on this link: What's been called off by coronavirus?

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