THE Regal Cinema in Fordingbridge has temporarily closed its doors.

In a statement, it said: "Following the government's announcement on 17/03 we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close The Regal Cinema effective immediately.

"We will be contacting ticket holders individually.

"Please contact us with any questions on

"We look forward to seeing you again soon."

Fordingbridge Fire Station has also cancelled its annual 10K race, which was due to take place on May 3. A post on Twitter said: "Due to the coronavirus situation & further recommendations by the Government today we have taken the decision to cancel our Fire Station 10K race on the 3rd May. Apologies to all who have already entered but the safety & well being of our #community is priority! #StaySafe."

ReCreate 2020 has also been cancelled. A statement on Facebook said: "It's with extremely heavy hearts that we're turning the lights out on ReCreate 2020 with the welfare of our community in mind. Those of you who purchased tickets online will receive a full refund over the next few days and physical tickets can be returned for cash. Rest assured we'll try and find a way to make it up to you all in 2021."