Advice on On-Line Shopping from the Police Fraud Unit

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.

Tier 4_ Stay at Home – GOV.UK

If you are unsure if you are in Tire 4, you can find out on the Gov web site. Follow this link


Safeguarding Policy and Procedure

  • 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.

Safeguarding Policy


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.

Advice_for_Restarting_Interest_Groups V8_21st_September_2020

U3A Risk Assessment Checklist

Avoiding Scams

  • This document has been issued by AgeUK and is available from them.