FREE Covid-19 test packs can be collected from a number of Council sites in Ludlow and south Shropshire.

The lateral flow tests are available from Ludlow Library, Church Stretton Library, Bishops Castle Library and Leisure Centres in Church Stretton and Bishops Castle.

Test kits can also be obtained from chemist shops.

The tests are self-administered and can give a result within 30 minutes.

People can also collect them from the testing centre on the Smithfield car park in Ludlow town centre.

If anyone is unable to collect testing kit in person, they can be ordered for home delivery.

Adults over 18 years of age can pick up a maximum of two kits each per visit for their own use.

Instructions on how to use the tests and record results are included with the kits.

People with symptoms of Covid-19 should not take a rapid test but stay and home and book a test at one of the centres by call Instead, please stay at home and book a PCR test online or by calling 119.