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National Restrictions - Stay at Home

Darlington is in National Restrictions [external link]. Find out more on what the latest National lockdown: Stay at Home Guidance might mean for you on the GOV.UK website[external link].

The restrictions mean that you must only leave home to:

  • Shop for basic necessities, for you or a vulnerable person
  • Go to work, or provide voluntary or charitable services, if you cannot reasonably do so from home
  • Exercise with your household (or support bubble) or one other person, this should be limited to once per day, and you should not travel outside your local area.
  • Meet your support bubble[external link] or childcare bubble [external link] where necessary, but only if you are legally permitted to form one
  • Seek medical assistance or avoid injury, illness or risk of harm (including domestic abuse)
    attend education or childcare - for those eligible