Three-tier lockdown: How do I know what level my local area falls under?
A new three-tier system of local lockdown measures for England is expected to be announced by prime minister Boris Johnson on Monday to help keep the spread of coronavirus under control. Different parts of the country will be split up into “medium”, “high” or “very high” local coronavirus alert areas...LockdownCoronavirus Disease 2019EnglandSouthwestSocial DistancingNorth EastIntensive Care UnitsLocal FoodPubsOldhamLabourLiverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustNottingham City CouncilStateYorkshireBoris JohnsonMatt HancockJim McmahonRead Full Story
One stifling, soulless room has become my whole world – but I'm dreaming of much bigger things
I used to work in cafes, pubs and libraries. Now I cook, eat, sleep, work and play in a tiny space, and my attempts to make it seem larger have been pretty unsuccessful. When we were told to give others a wide berth in M
Coronavirus: What will a 10pm curfew for pubs and restaurants in England actually look like?
On Tuesday 22 September, Boris Johnson announced the implementation of new restrictions in England in an effort to curb further spread of the coronavirus. The tightening of restrictions comes after the chief medical offi
Nearly a fifth of England to be under tightest measures
Nottinghamshire has become the latest county to move into the top tier of Covid-19 restrictions after an overall rise in infection rates. But before the new rules came into force, young people took to the streets in fancy dress on Thursday night. Youngsters were seen posing for photographs in fun...Read Full Story Coronavirus Disease 2019EnglandCostume PartyNottinghamshireInfectionScotlandSpainWalesPubsDrastic MeasuresBBC BreakfastStarmer LabourBBC RadioEuropean CommissionFrank VandenbrouckeKeir StarmerDominic RaabKyriakos MitsotakisUrsula Von Der Leyen
Boris Johnson Confirms Tier System Will Return After Lockdown Ends Next Wednesday
Boris Johnson has confirmed that the second lockdown will end on December 2, but announced a toughening of the regional tiered system that preceded it. Johnson admitted that whilst the tier system had cut down on the number of cases, they did not go far enough in some areas. The...Read Full Story GymsLockdownPublic HealthThe House Of Commons`` Scientific CavalryTiersRegulationsDisappointing NewsHoldPubsApproachBoris Johnson
Wales lockdown: Shops and gyms to reopen at end of firebreak
image captionNon-essential retail was forced to close in Wales last Friday. Non-essential shops and gyms in Wales will reopen at the end of the lockdown on 9 November, the Welsh Government's chief law officer has said. Jeremy Miles said ministers were working on a new set of national rules when...Read Full Story Public Health WalesWelsh GovernmentCoronavirus Disease 2019RetailFirebreakBBC Cymru WalesPubsNHSWelsh Conservative SeneddBBC WalesMr MilesCaroline JonesGymsWales-wide LockdownLockdownsPaul DaviesMark DrakefordJeremy Miles
Second national lockdown: What will the latest rules be on pubs, schools and travel?
Boris Johnson is expected to imminently announce that England will enter a four-week full lockdown to help curb the accelerating spread of coronavirus. The prime minister is due to hold a press conference at Downing Street alongside chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance and chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty.Read Full Story LockdownDowning StreetCoronavirusSocial DistancingEnglandPubsInternational SchoolsPublic SchoolsPrivate SchoolsMedical SchoolsRestaurantsShops Non-essential ShopsSupermarketsPublic TransportNationwideChris WhittyBoris JohnsonPatrick Vallance
Petition For Special 21 June Bank Holiday Passes 30,000 Signatures
A petition for the UK government to grant a one-off bank holiday on 21 June has soared past 30,000 signatures in light of Boris Johnson's roadmap out of lockdown announced earlier this week. Petitioner David Metcalf actually created the petition last year, displaying oracle-like qualities as he suggested 21 June...Read Full StoryBank HolidayUkTwitterNHSFamily CelebrationsPetitioner David MetcalfCallingThis WeekFamily DayUKSupermarketsPintsEasing LockdownPubs#EidBoris JohnsonRishi Sunak
Covid-19: Scuffles in Soho as London moves to tier two
Pub goers in London enjoyed their last night out on Friday, before new coronavirus restrictions came in. The capital moved to Tier 2 on Saturday, meaning people cannot mix with other households indoors, including in pubs. More than half of England - in excess of 28 million people - is...LondonSohoCoronavirus Disease 2019EnglandPubsPub GoersExcessRead Full Story
Confused About Gyms and Coronavirus? This Is What You Need to Know
It's been a confusing year for gym-goers. At the beginning of March, gyms, fitness centres and health clubs were instructed to close their doors with no relief in sight. Home workouts quickly became the norm and gym equipment sold out everywhere online. Mid-July marked a nationwide re-opening for fitness facilities and, with it, a slow and social-distance-compliant return to the squat rack, with hand sanitiser and wipes in tow.Read Full Story ExerciseHand SanitizerCoronavirus Disease 2019Community Health CenterSocial DistancingHealth ClubsPubsSports FacilitiesLiverpoolUniversity Of OsloMen 's Health UKBBC NewsbeatYouTubeUniversity Of NottinghamAllergy & AsthmaHuw Edwards