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Coronavirus Update 01-Nov-2020
  1. TIER 3
    • The Tier 3 Restrictions for West Yorkshire which were to come into force this Monday have been cancelled due to the National Lockdown to start from this Thursday 5 November.
    • That does not change the measures we announced yesterday
    • There will be no change to our Classes closure from Tuesday 3 November, except we cannot reopen until at least 2 December.
    • We will hold our last class in 2020 on Thursday 17 December and return for our first class on Tuesday 5th January 2021, these may alter if the restrictions change between now and then.
  3. WALKS
    • The new Lockdown means we have to stop our Walks now, until at least 2 December
    • The Raffle draw will still take place on 1 December on Zoom, details to be announced closer to the date.
    • At present there are 35 prizes to be won worth in excess of £300.
    • Click here to see the current full list of restrictions
    • What are the main points?:
      • Pubs, bars and restaurants must close, although food takeaways and deliveries will be permitted
      • All non-essential retail must close
      • A ban on the mixing of households, except for support or childcare reasons. Exercising outdoors with one person from outside of your household is also permitted.
      • A restriction on travel, including outbound international travel (except for work). Travel within the UK is also discouraged.
      • Staying at home to be encouraged except for education, work (if impossible from home), medical reasons, shopping for goods or essentials, caring for others or exercise.
      • Unlike the first lockdown, nurseries, schools, colleges and universities will remain open.
    • To reduce social contact, the Government has ordered certain businesses and venues to close.

      These include:
      • all non-essential retail, including, but not limited to clothing and electronics stores, vehicle showrooms, travel agents, betting shops, auction houses, tailors, car washes, tobacco and vape shops.
      • indoor and outdoor leisure facilities such as bowling alleys, leisure centres and gyms, sports facilities including swimming pools, golf courses and driving ranges, dance studios, stables and riding centres, soft play facilities, climbing walls and climbing centres, archery and shooting ranges, water and theme parks,
      • entertainment venues such as theatres, concert halls, cinemas, museums and galleries, casinos, adult gaming centres and arcades, bingo halls, bowling alleys, concert halls, zoos and other animal attractions, botanical gardens;
      • personal care facilities such as hair, beauty and nail salons, tattoo parlours, spas, massage parlours, body and skin piercing services, non-medical acupuncture, and tanning salons.

      Food shops, supermarkets, garden centres and certain other retailers providing essential goods and services can remain open. Essential retail should follow COVID-secure guidelines to protect customers, visitors and workers.

      Non-essential retail can remain open for delivery to customers and click-and-collect. Playgrounds can remain open.

      Hospitality venues like restaurants, bars and pubs must close, but can still provide takeaway and delivery services. However, takeaway of alcohol will not be allowed.



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