Comprehensive update to lockdown guidance

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As lockdown is incrementally lifted, restrictions, guidance and advice can be confusing. Below we've compiled a list which aims to help you navigate current guidance:

 

⚠️ Face coverings: Advisable where social distancing is not possible. You must wear face masks on all forms of public transport.

 

⚠️ Social distancing: You must remain 2m apart from each other where possible, including when at work

 

🚗 Going to work: Employees who can't work from home, should return to work.

 

🏡 Family and friends: You can meet up to 6 people from different households. Gatherings of over 30 people are restricted by law.

 

🏠 🏠 Two households can meet indoors provided social distancing is in effect. People who live alone or single parents can form a 'bubble' with other households with no social distancing.

 

⛪️ Weddings: Weddings with up to 30 people can proceed from 4th July.

 

🕍 Funerals: Please contact your local funeral director for more information, however restrictions in regards to size remain. (30 people maximum).

 

👜Shops: Essential shops remain open. Likewise garden centres, outdoor markets, car showrooms and non-essential retail can also open. It is advisable to check with shops and services in advance.

 

💇‍♀️ Hairdressers and beauty salons: Barbers and Hairdressers have opened however beauty salons will open on July 13th.

 

🥽 Our local services: Waste and recycling centres are open across Luton however these are operating limited services.

 

🚮 Waste and tidy tips: Both Eaton Green Road and Progress Way tidy tips are open.

 

♻️Bin collections: All services should be operating smoothly again. Glass collections resumed on July 7th and will take place every 4 weeks for the foreseeable future.

 

🕌 Places of worship: Sites of worship across Luton are open, please contact your preferred site directly for accurate opening information.

 

Libraries: Luton libraries have remained closed. However, the Luton Libraries Online service remains operational: https://llc.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/luton/?

 

⚽️ Indoor and outdoor sports facilities: Most of these are now open with pools opening today.

 

🍕Cafes, pubs and restaurants: Opened from July 4th with table service only.

 

🎥 Leisure activities: Some outdoor services have opened, including outdoor theatres, cinemas and zoos. Please liaise with local services for full opening arrangements.

 

👨‍🏫 Schools and early years settings will reopen fully in September, complying with government guidance.

 

The council website has more information: https://www.luton.gov.uk/Health_and_social_care/coronavirus/Pages/Lates…