Hinckley set to get six hand sanitising stations

Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 6 June 2020

HINCKLEY are set to get a total of six hand sanitising stations throughout the town centre for shoppers to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council have started installing new hand sanitising stations throughout Hinckley’s town centre.

Pictured: What the new hand sanitising stations look like (Supplied by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council to the Hinckley Free Press)

The first hand sanitising station was installed on 4 June, just two days ago and it is located on Castle Street outside of Hinckley and Rugby Building Society.

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council are distributing the next five hand sanitising stations around the town over the next few days, so that Hinckley visitors and residents can regularly handwash to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus during this pandemic.

Recently, the Britannia Shopping Centre complex has had two hand sanitizer dispensers installed next to the entrance and exit of the Centre so that customers can wash their hands on both the way in and way out.

Other safety precautions

In a new initiative launched by Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council in partnership with the Hinckley Bid team, stewards shall now be giving a helping hand to residents of Hinckley’s high street on Fridays and Saturdays.

The stewards shall assist shoppers utilise safe queueing areas, assist with queries, and ensure a safe flow of people visiting the town centre.

From 15 June onwards, stewards shall operate in the town centre for seven days a week.

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