Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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Last Updated: 15/06/21 09:10

Current Alert Status 

England remains at Step 3 of the Roadmap out of lockdown following the announcement on 14 June that there will now be a four-week pause. This means that Step 3 restrictions remain in place. It is anticipated that we will be able to move to Step 4 on 19 July however, data will be reviewed in two weeks to see if the risks have been reduced.

There will still be some changes to the rules from 21 June on the following:

  • Weddings and civil partnership ceremonies and wedding receptions or civil partnership celebrations
  • Commemorative events following a death such as a wake, stone setting or scattering of ashes
  • Large events pilots
  • Care home visits
  • Domestic residential visits for children

The following pieces of guidance are due to be updated by 17 June:
Weddings, civil partnerships and celebrations
Arranging or attending a funeral
Care home visits


Weekly rapid testing is widely available across the UK – it is encouraged that everyone gets tested regularly. We must remember to take this step with caution – remember Hands, Face, Space, Fresh Air.

More information on what’s changed

We recognise that many of our residents and businesses have concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Residents and businesses are dealing with the effects of the pandemic on their financial and personal wellbeing. We would like to reassure you that we are working with the Government, NHS, other councils, and community groups to continue to keep people safe and restart the local economy safely. 

Using the links below, you can find information about support available, as well as updates on any changes to our services.   

GOV.UK - Coronavirus (COVID-19) what you need to do