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Here's when Newark and Sherwood residents can let someone into their home following Nottinghamshire being declared 'high risk' in new tier-style coronavirus system




As of today, residents in Nottinghamshire will no longer be allowed to mix with other households indoors.

It follows the new tier-style system of coronavirus restrictions announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, where the whole of Nottinghamshire was placed in tier two — the 'high risk' category.

Read more here.

So, with the new restriction imposed, who will you now be allowed to let into your home?

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Under new restrictions, the only time households will be allowed to mix indoors is if they are in a support or childcare bubble with another.

However, there are some exceptions as to when you can let someone inside of your home, including:

  • For work or volunteering for charitable services
  • For registered childcare, education or training
  • For arrangements where children do not live in the same household as both their parents or guardians
  • For prospective adopting parents to meet a child or children who may be placed with them
  • For supervised activities provided for children, including before and after school childcare, youth groups and activities, and children’s playgroups
  • For birth partners
  • To see someone who is dying
  • To provide emergency assistance, and to avoid injury or illness, or to escape a risk of harm
  • To fulfil a legal obligation, such as attending court or jury service
  • To provide care or assistance to someone vulnerable
  • To facilitate a house move
  • For a wedding or equivalent ceremony and wedding receptions where the organiser has carried out a risk assessment and taken all reasonable measures to limit the risk of transmission of the virus — up to a maximum of 15 people (not to take place in private dwellings)
  • For funerals — up to a maximum of 30 people. Wakes and other commemorative events are permitted with up to 15 people present (not to take place in private dwellings)
  • For elite sportspeople and their coaches if necessary for competition and training, as well as parents or guardians if they are a child
  • For outdoor exercise and dance classes, organised outdoor sport, and licensed outdoor physical activity
  • Indoor organised team sports for disabled people, and youth sport
  • Support groups of up to 15 participants — formally organised groups to provide mutual aid, therapy or any other form of support (not to take place in private dwellings)
  • Protests — if organised in compliance with covid-secure guidance


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