Detailed guide: Local COVID alert level: very high (Lancashire)

Lancashire is in local COVID alert level: very high.Local COVID alert level: very high is for areas with a very high level of infections and where tighter restrictions are in place. Local COVID alert levels are sometimes called tiers or known as a local lockdown.The restrictions placed on areas with a very high level of infections can vary, and are based on discussions between central and local government on the package of measures required to drive down transmission.Affected local areasThe following locations are covered by this additional guidance:Blackpool Blackburn with Darwen Burnley Chorley Fylde Hyndburn Lancaster Pendle Preston Ribble Valley Rossendale South Ribble West Lancashire WyreBusiness and venuesLancashire…

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Press release: Local COVID alert level update for Lancashire

This means that new measures will come into place including:people must not socialise with anybody they do not live with, or have formed a support bubble with, in any indoor setting or in any private garden or at most outdoor hospitality venues and ticketed events people must not socialise in a group of more than 6 in an outdoor public space such as a park or beach, the countryside, a public garden or a sports venue all pubs and bars must close, unless they are serving substantial meals people should try to avoid travelling outside the very high alert level or entering a very high alert level area…

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Detailed guide: Lancashire, Bolton and Blackburn with Darwen: local restrictions

An outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in parts of Lancashire, Bolton and Blackburn with Darwen. The government and relevant local authorities are acting together to control the spread of the virus.Restrictions apply to the specified areas below.Affected local areasBlackburn with Darwen Borough Council area, with additional guidance and support applying in the following wards: Audley & Queens Park Bastwell & Daisyfield Billinge & Beardwood Blackburn Central Little Harwood & Whitebirk Roe Lee Shear Brow & Corporation Park Wensley Fold Blackpool Council area Burnley Borough Council area Chorley Borough Council area Fylde Borough Council area Hyndburn Borough Council area Lancaster City Council area Pendle Borough Council area,…

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Press release: Further restrictions eased for Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire

Pools, gyms and sports facilities allowed to open across the country from Tuesday (8 September) as national easements implemented from 25 July applied to the rest of Blackburn with Darwen, Bradford and Leicester National easements on additional business reopenings and leisure activities from 15 August will be applied to the majority of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire from Tuesday (8 September) Newark and Sherwood, Slough and Wakefield will be removed from areas of concernFollowing discussions with local leaders, the Health and Social Care Secretary, NHS Test and Trace, the Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC) and the Chief Medical Officer for England have agreed this weeks changes to local…

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Restrictions lifted in parts of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire

Positive progress means 2 households can mix again in areas including Bolton, Stockport, Trafford, Hyndburn and Burnley Some improvements in Leicester, with current restrictions remaining in place for a further 2 weeks as cases remain highFollowing discussions with local leaders, the Health and Social Care Secretary, NHS Test and Trace, the Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC), and the Chief Medical Officer for England have agreed this weeks changes to local restrictions in some parts of England.From Wednesday 2 September restrictions on 2 households mixing introduced last month will be lifted in:Bolton Stockport Trafford Burnley Hyndburn parts of Bradford excluding Bradford city and Keighley town parts of Calderdale excluding Halifax…

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