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Wellbeing Secretary Matt Hancock has introduced now that Increased Manchester will enter Tier 4 limits from midnight tonight.

This signifies that non-vital stores, indoor leisure (these as swimming swimming pools and gyms), indoor entertainment and individual treatment sectors (which includes barbers, hairdressers and magnificence salons) in the Rochdale borough, which includes Heywood, Middleton and Littleborough will be required to close.

Whitworth, which is in neighbouring borough Rossendale, is also topic to Tier 4 restrictions.

Three quarters of the population of England is now in Tier 4.

As formerly, there will be exemptions – together with travelling for operate or education and learning, for childcare functions, and for workout.

Folks should really not enter or leave Tier 4 places, and Tier 4 citizens need to not stay right away absent from property or journey overseas (besides for confined exceptions such as operate and instruction).

The formal goverment advice states that persons have to not go away their property or backyard garden except they have a ‘reasonable excuse’ which includes in which fairly necessary for work, education and learning, work out or open air recreation and essential functions this kind of as health-related appointments and to buy food.

Where by people today are not able to operate from household, they need to however journey to do the job, for instance in the building and manufacturing sectors.

Tighter social contact constraints will also be released, which means a single man or woman can now meet up with with only 1 other particular person in an exterior community space. Regulations on assist bubbles and childcare bubbles will keep on being as at this time, and communal worship can carry on to acquire position.

All clinically extremely vulnerable individuals will be asked to shield if they dwell in Tier 4 regions. Men and women will be despatched a letter or e mail with assistance and aspects of aid. 

Dining places, cafes and pubs will nonetheless be permitted to present takeaway, supply, drive-through and click and collect companies. Takeaway must cease amongst 11pm and 5am, but shipping and delivery, travel-by means of and simply click-and-acquire may possibly proceed in the course of this interval.