Hotline to report businesses breaching regulations

Reports of any concerns about potential breaches of the Coronavirus restrictions by businesses, relating to closures and social distancing, can be made to the Council . See below information.

Hotline to report businesses breaching regulations

Reports of any concerns about potential breaches of the Coronavirus restrictions by businesses, relating to closures and social distancing, can be made to the Council using the following telephone numbers:

  • Daytime (8.30am - 6pm): 01709 823118, or where the issue relates to a food business: 01709 823164
  • Out of hours (6pm - 12 midnight): 01709 823118

Officers are operating seven days-a-week between 8.30am and midnight, including over the Easter weekend. To encourage compliance with the restrictions, we will take appropriate action. This could be advice and guidance, direction or, if necessary, enforcement action. 

Officers are following Government guidance on precautions around COVID 19 when conducting operations and will advise callers appropriately based upon individual circumstances.

If you are concerned that members of the public are breaching social distancing restrictions, you should report this to the police, via their website:

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