Local restrictions lifted from 2 September – which areas are affected

The government announced the lifting of local Coronavirus restrictions in certain areas of Calderdale, from 2 September.

These are the areas still in the local lockdown.

Wards in the Halifax constituency which will still be subject to local restrictions, as well as the national restrictions, are:

  • Illingworth and Mixenden
  • Northowram and shelf
  • Ovenden
  • Park
  • Skircoat
  • Sowerby Bridge
  • Town
  • Warley

These are the areas where restrictions are lifted from 2 September.

Wards in the Calder Valley constituency which will not be subject to local restrictions, but where the national restrictions still apply, are:

  • Brighouse
  • Calder
  • Elland
  • Greetland and Stainland
  • Hipperholme and Lightcliffe
  • Luddendenfoot
  • Rastrick
  • Ryburn
  • Todmorden

Restrictions have also been lifted in Huddersfield, Colne and Holme Valleys, Lindley, Golcar, Crosland Moor, Netherton and Lindley. and parts of Bradford.  But Bradford City, Dewsbury and Batley remain in local lockdown.

The local restrictions are as follows:

  • Must not have visitors from or visit other households in your home or garden (other than those in your support bubble)
  • Must not socialise with people you do not live with in other indoor public venues
  • Must not visit friends or family in care homes, other than in exceptional circumstances
  • The following cannot open while the local restrictions are in place: casinos, skating rinks, bowling alleys, indoor play areas, indoor performances, close contact services (including any treatments on the face such as eyebrow threading or make-up application), wedding receptions and celebrations for up to 30 people.

The national restrictions are as follows:

 Must not socialise indoors in groups of more than two households including when dining out or going to the pub

  • Must not socialise outdoors in a group of more than six people from different households
  • Must not hold or attend celebrations / gatherings of more than 30 people
  • Must not stay overnight away from your home with members of more than one other household (your support bubble counts as one household)
  • Nightclubs cannot open.

We can all play our part to beat the virus by:

  • Washing our hands regularly
  • Staying two metres apart
  • Wearing a face covering when we are indoors where we might come into contact with others, such as public transport, taxis, shops, museums and places of worship
  • Not visiting, or having visitors from, other households
  • Staying away from crowds and avoiding close contact with others, such as handshakes and hugs
  • Keeping up with guidance
  • Isolating for 10 days and getting a test if we have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Following the advice of the Test and Trace service if we have come into contact with someone with the virus.

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