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2nd Lockdown - What does this mean for your family?

Information is available on the Government Website and will explain in more detail, however, from 12:01 a.m. on Thursday 5th November 2020 the National Lockdown restrictions will replace any and all local restrictions.

The basics are:

  • Stay at Home - this means you must not leave or be outside of your home except for specific purposes
  • Stay safe outside the home (Social Distancing)
  • You must not meety socially indoors with family and friends unless they are part of your houshold or support bubble
  • All non-essential retail shops, entertainment venues, indoor and outdoor leisure facilities and personal care etc. will close.  Playgrounds will remain open
  • A maximum of 30 people can attend a funeral, but social distancing must be maintained
  • Weddings and civil partnership ceremonies will not be going ahead
  • Places of worship will be closed, apart from for specific reasons
  • You must work from home unless you cannot do so and public sector employees will continue to work in essential services
  • Schools and Universities to remain open
  • Childcare settings will remain open
  • We must continue to protect the vulnerable
  • You should avoid travel except for specific reasons

More information is provided on the Government Website regarding the restrictions listed above