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Updates to local restrictions and travel corridors in England

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Local restrictions – businesses and venues

  • Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland and Sunderland: From 30 September residents must not meet anyone outside their household or bubble in any indoor setting. These measures will be enforceable by law and subject to fines. Schools and COVID-secure settings are not affected and remain open. More here.
  • Liverpool City Region, Halton, Warrington, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough: From midnight on Saturday 3 October, residents must not meet anyone outside their household or bubble in any indoor setting. These measures will be enforceable by law and subject to fines. Schools and COVID-secure settings are not affected and remain open. Residents in these areas are also advised to only travel for essential reasons, such as going to work. More here.
  • Bolton: From midnight on Saturday 3 October, Bolton will be brought in line with measures in place throughout the rest of Greater Manchester. This means hospitality businesses including bars, pubs, cafes, restaurants can resume table service subject to early 10pm closure and the rule of 6 restrictions. Bowling alleys, indoor skating rinks, casinos, indoor play, including soft play and conference centres and exhibit halls will also be able to reopen in Bolton. Previous advice against restarting indoor theatrical or concert performances will no longer apply.

A list of areas with additional local restrictions is available here.

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