Cookie Consent by Cookie Consent by PrivacyPolicies.com Darlington Borough Council - Current Restrictions

Current Restrictions

Play
Your
Part
Step 3
From 17 May
MEETING OTHERS
You can meet outdoors in groups of up to 30 people. You can meet indoors in groups of up to six or people from two households. You don't have to stay 2m apart from friends and family.
BARS, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS
Open. Groups of six two households allowed indoors. Groups of 30 outdoors.
RETAIL
All retail (essential and non-essential) can open.
WORK AND BUSINESS
You should continue to work from home if you can.
EDUCATION
Schools, colleges and universities are fully open. Regular testing provided.
LEISURE AND SPORTING FACILITIES
Indoor and outdoor sporting facilities can open, including gyms, indoor group classes, tennis courts and swimming pools.
ACCOMMODATION
All holiday accommodation is open, including hotels and B&Bs.
PERSONAL CARE
Open.
OVERNIGHT STAYS
Domestic overnight stays are allowed, in groups of six or two households.
WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS
Weddings and civil partnerships can take place with no limit on guests in a COVID secure venue. No limit on funeral attendees.
ENTERTAINMENT
Events, including outdoor and indoor attractions can open, including museums and galleries.
PLACES OF WORSHIP
Open. You can attend in groups of up to six people or two households.
TRAVELLING
You should minimise travel as much as possible. Avoid the busiest times and routes. International travel is now allowed, with restrictions in place. Check if your destination is on the green, red or amber lists.
EXERCISE
Gyms and leisure facilities are open. You can exercise outdoors and indoors.
CLINICALLY EXTREMELY VULNERABLE
The clinically extremely vulnerable are no longer advised to shield from 1 April 2021, but are advised to continue taking extra precautions such as keeping social interaction low and shopping at quieter times of the day.
CARE HOME VISITS
Care home residents will be able to nominate up to five named individuals for regular indoor visits (following a rapid lateral flow test) and can have 'low risk' visits outside of the residential home.

Find out what support you can get

 

For example, if you're out of work, need to get food, or want to take care of your mental health. 

gov.uk/coronavirus

If you have any coronavirus symptoms:

 

A high temperature, a new, continuous cough. Loss of, or change to your sense of smell or taste.

Get a test and stay at home.

For more information and detailed guidance go to:

www.darlington.gov.uk/coronavirus

hands
face
space

Keeping darlington on the right track