Category: Coronavirus

Scotland Lifts Many Covid Restrictions

Rather BIG announcement for Scotland today as the Scottish Government announced the lifting of many restirctions from as early as next week, on Monday 24th January. Especially good news for the hospitality and entertainment industries as we enter a calmer period of this panedmic with: No attendance limits on numbers of people at indoor events […]

SLC Suspends Community Lets

Due to the rising cases of Covid infections, South Lanarkshire Council have announced they are suspending all Community lets in Schools and some Community Halls from this Monday, 10th January. In a statement issued this evening, the council said: “We apologise to all affected, but due to rising levels of Covid-related staff absence it is […]

Self Isolation Period Reduces

The Scottish Government yesterday confirmed that Self Isolation in Scotland is changing. Two changes to the self-isolation rules have now come into effect: Those who test positive for Covid will still be advised to isolate for 10 days but the Scottish Government says there will now be an option to end isolation after seven days […]

Further Business Funding

As the Covid19 pandemic continues, the Scottish Government has announced a new raft of financial support packages for businesses. In her announcement today, the First Minister says she will allocate a further £55m fund to address the toll of the pandemic on businesses. Up to £28m will go to taxi and private hire drivers and […]

McDonalds Plans Lindsayfield, EK

Multi million pound proposals for a brand new McDonalds have been submitted to SLC planning for Lindsayfield, East Kilbride. The fast food giant wants to create a new drive through and sit in restaurant which is hoped to create 65 jobs in the area. South Lanarkshire Council now have to consider the planning application for […]

Indoor Hospitality Rules are back

Continuing a look at further restrictions announced this afternoon for Scotland. From 27 December, table service only will be reintroduced for venues serving alcohol for consumption on the premises. The 1m social distancing also returns to indoor hospitality and leisure venues – between groups of people who are together. There should be no more than […]

Restrictions on Crowds

Further restrictions in the UK are back from Boxing Day. As the other nations come to terms with what that means for them, here in Scotland, our rules will be changing back to some familiar territory as Omicron cases and hospitalisations surge. From 26 December in Scotland, for up to three weeks, there will be […]