Weymouth Town Council has announced that, in light of instructions from the government, it will be suspending some services at Weymouth Beach until further notice.

A spokesperson said: "Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic it is vital that you avoid public gatherings.

"Please abide by social distancing instructions at all times when outdoors. Usual services such as first aid, lifeguards and lost children facilities will not be available until further notice.

"Please keep up to date with the latest government information and follow any guidance issued to keep yourself and others safe.

"We will continue to monitor for major hazards and provide response for essential repairs if at all possible. Keep safe and see you later in the year."