COVID-19 Gold Command

The Ceredigion County Council COVID-19 Gold Command meets weekly with sub-groups meeting daily to discuss the developments of Coronavirus and how best to deal with the developing situation.

The Group continues to meet and work with partner agencies including Public Health Wales to respond to the pandemic.

Governance Structure

Governance Structure for decision making during COVID-19

The following services are back open

The following service areas are closed until further notice

  • Aberystwyth Farmers Market
  • Cered, Welsh language initiative
  • Ceredigion Archives
  • Ceredigion Museum
  • Day Centres: Any service user who has needs that are deemed to be critical based on their assessment will continue to receive appropriate support at home during this period. If a service user or related family wishes to discuss this further, they are welcome to contact the Council on 01545 570881.
  • Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools: No monthly Direct Debit payments will be collected from Ceredigion Actif members until further notice. There is no need to cancel your Direct Debit. Ceredigion Actif will place a freeze on all accounts until the Centres and Pools re-open.
  • Mobile library service
  • NERS activities
  • Theatr Felinfach
  • Tourist Information Centres

Other service areas information

Housing Service

Housing Service Adjustments: New temporary measures relating to housing have been introduced by the Governments of the UK and Wales. Read more here: Coronavirus: Housing Service Adjustments.


Ceredigion County Council is endeavouring to make payments as normal during these challenging times. Whenever possible priority will be given to the small businesses, organisations and individuals that rely on regular payments from the Council for example, those in the care and transport sectors. Payments-related enquiries should be emailed to

Registration Service

(Update 08/07/2020)

Death and still-birth registration appointments will be undertaken over the telephone. Therefore, you will not need to attend an appointment in person.

To arrange a death or still-birth registration appointment by telephone, please contact us on 01970 633580.

Birth registrations can now be undertaken. Due to the restrictions that have been in place since 23rd March 2020, we are dealing with a backlog of registrations. We will be contacting parents in priority order, based on the baby’s date of birth, to arrange a registration appointment.

Please be advised that a claim for child benefit or universal credit can be made prior to the birth being registered. Further information can be found on

Residential Homes

Visitors welcome again at Council Residential Care Homes, through appointment

Video Conferencing facilities at Ceredigion Care Homes