Local Covid alert level Very High
1 household / bubble in most locations, indoors and outdoors. Rule of six applies in some outdoors settings like parks, public gardens and sports courts.
Weddings and funerals
Up to 15 guests for weddings and up to 30 guests for funerals. 15 for wakes and related ceremonies. Wedding receptions not permitted.
Those in area advised against overnight stays in other parts of UK. People outside area advised against overnight stays in area.
Working from home guidance
Work from home where possible.
Shopping and retail
Leisure and gyms
Any closures or additional restrictions subject to consultation.
Pubs and bars must close except where they operate as a restaurant, meaning they can only serve alcohol with a substantial meal. Further closures subject to consultation.
Enterainment and tourst attractions
Any closures / additional restrictions subject to consultation. Nightclubs and adult entertainment remain closed.
Schools, FE colleges open. Universities must reflect wider restrictions with option to move to greater online provision.
Healthcare and services
Closed to external visitors other than in exceptional circumstances
Travel and transport
May continue to travel to open venues, but reduce number of journeys where possible. Avoid travel where possible in or out of the affected area with exceptions including work and school.
Organised sport / licensed physical activity allowed in outdoor settings. Indoor organised sport must follow social contact rules (other than youth or disabled sport).
Open, subject to social contact rules.
Registered and wraparound childcare. Supervised activities permitted in private homes. Children’s groups permitted. Childcare bubbles for under 14s.
Youth clubs and activities