England is currently in a national lockdown, which will end just after midnight on Wednesday 2 December. At the end of the lockdown period, the whole of Essex, including Chelmsford, will be in Tier 2. You can find out what this means and get other useful information on our coronavirus updates page.
The Localism Act 2011 allows groups to nominate land and buildings that are important in their community to be an asset of community value. This includes community and voluntary groups, as well as parish and town councils.