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The Government announced on Saturday 31 October that a new lockdown will be introduced from November 5. We will share information affecting businesses as we receive it so please continue to check our Covid-19 section and keep an eye on our Daily News and social media pages. Latest changes can be found in the government support section of this page below.
To reduce social contact, the Government has ordered certain businesses and venues to close. These include:
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. 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. Hotels, hostels and other accommodation should only open for those who have to travel for work purposes and for a limited number of other exemptions which will be set out in law.
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