Rushden Lakes' cinema closed due to coronavirus

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It comes just weeks after the cinema re-opened following its closure due to storm damage

Cineworld has announced it has closed all of its cinemas across the UK and Ireland, including its Rushden Lakes site.

The chain has announced that all of its cinemas are closed from today (Wednesday) until further notice.

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A statement on the Cineworld website says: "This decision was made in the light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and recent UK government advice, which the company has been carefully monitoring and following.

Cineworld at Rushden Lakes has closed until further noticeCineworld at Rushden Lakes has closed until further notice
Cineworld at Rushden Lakes has closed until further notice

"We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all of our employees and guests.

"We deeply value our movie-loving customers and their health and well-being is our number one priority during this difficult time.

"We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as possible to enjoy a full slate of film releases."

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More information about the cinema closure is available on the Cineworld website.

And the statement added: "We sincerely wish good health for you and your families during these uncertain times."

Cineworld is part of the leisure terrace at Rushden Lakes and recently had to close due to damage caused by Storms Keira and Dennis.