Today the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees entered “Tier 3 – Very High Alert” restrictions.
Details of the Tier 3 rules are summarised below:
Meeting friends and family
No mixing of households indoors, or most outdoor places, apart from support bubbles. Maximum of six in some outdoor public spaces (e.g. parks, public gardens).
Bars, Pubs and Restaurants
Hospitality is closed, with the exception of sales by takeaway, drive-through or delivery.
Work and Business
Everyone who can work from home should do so.
Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted.
Open. Group activities and classes should not take place.
Closed (with limited exceptions).
We advise against overnight stays other than with household or support bubble.
Weddings and Funerals
15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships and wakes; 30 for funerals. Wedding receptions not permitted.
Indoor venues closed.
Places of Worship
Open but cannot interact with anyone outside household or support bubble.
Avoid travelling outside your area, other than where necessary such as for work or education. Further exemptions apply. Reduce the number of journeys where possible. Plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport. Avoid car sharing with those outside of your household or support bubble.
Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but people should avoid higher-risk contact activity. Group exercise activities and sports indoors should not take place, unless with your household or bubble. Organised activities for elite athletes, under-18s and disabled people can continue.
COVID-secure arrangements such as substantial screens, visiting pods, and window visits. Outdoor/airtight visits only (rollout of rapid testing will enable indoor visits including contact).
Events should not take place. Drive-in events permitted.