Bosses of a Royal British Legion branch closed their doors after a confirmed case of coronavirus.

Hockley and District Royal British Legion, White Hart Lane, Hockley is shut for a 48 hours deep cleaning session after the case of the virus.

A spokesman said: "Due to someone using the club over the weekend being tested positive for Covid19, the committee have had to make the difficult decision, for the safety of members and staff, to close the club for 48 hours so staff can get tested and we can carry out a deep clean.

"We are looking at the track and trace details and will be contacting any necessary people. Please bear with us."

It is due to re-open today.