Coronavirus: Staying safe on the agenda as online meeting of Newark and Sherwood District Council could be a national first
In what might be a national first, a council is to hold a virtual meeting today at 2pm with officers making presentations and members joining in to debate and make decisions — all from home.
Newark and Sherwood District Council has placed remote working on the agenda to keep democracy alive in a time of lockdown.
Castle House, where the council is based, has been closed to the public and all but essential staff to help with safe-distancing and self-isolation to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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