At-a-glance: New Covid rules in England
(As at 4/1/2021)
- People cannot leave their homes except for certain reasons, like the first lockdown last March
- These include essential medical needs, food shopping, exercise and work for those who cannot do so from home
- All schools and colleges will close to most pupils from Tuesday with remote learning until February half term
- Early years settings such as nurseries will stay open
- End-of-year exams will not take place this summer as normal
- Elsewhere, university students should not return to campuses and will be taught online
- Restaurants can continue to offer food delivery, but takeaway alcohol will be banned
- Outdoor sports venues – such as golf courses, tennis courts and outside gyms – must close
- But outdoor playgrounds will remain open
- Amateur team sports are not allowed, but elite sport such as Premier League football can continue
Rules for Covid – Tier 4
The rules to comply with Tier 4 are extensive. They are available here as a PDF document. You may also wish to print them. They were taken from the .GOV web site on the 2nd January.
If you are unsure if you are in Tire 4, you can find out on the Gov web site. Follow this link
- Lindsey U3A is very clear on its duty in the protection of vulnerable adults.
- The policy and procedures are contained in a single document. They are reviewed annually.
- They are available below in .PDF format and Adobe Reader will be necessary to read them.
u3a Policy for restarting groups
- The guidelines and checklist for considering the restarting of groups has been updated. In the context of safeguarding our members, they are included here.