Tag: coronavirus

Breaking News: Lanarkshire Lockdown

The Scottish Government has announced today that parts of Scotland, including Lanarkshire will move up to Tier 4 lockdown. The announcement came today, Tuesday 17 November 2020 just after 2.20pm when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed Holyrood. Level four is the closest to a full lockdown, similar to the one introduced in March, though schools […]

Changes for Older Pupils

With the new 5 tier approach starting in Scotland on Monday, there are a few changes for Teachers, pupils and parents around Covid Safety in and around Schools. Older Pupils in S4 to S6 MUST wear masks in classrooms if they are being schooled in areas currently on Tier 3 or 4. For Lanarkshire in […]

Lanarkshire Stays at Level Three

The Scottish Government has set out which Tiers will apply for each Local Authority area for Scotland and as expected, it has serious implications for us in Lanarkshire. In an address today, Thursday 29th October 2020 at 12.20, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon advised which of 5 covid lockdown tiers applies to each council. A deliberate, […]

What do you make of the Pubs Closing?

So, Lanarkshire Pubs and Restaurants will close temporarily on Friday 9th October at 6pm. Due to higher levels of infection in the central belt, there are tighter restrictions being imposed here. All licensed premises – with the exception of hotels for residents – will be required to close indoors AND outdoors, though takeaways will be […]

Scotland’s New Restrictions

A new raft of Covid Restrictions has now been announced for Scotland, following a sharp rise in Covid infections and new hospital admissions. In a briefing given to the Scottish Parliament today, Wednesday 7th October, First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon laid out her cabinet’s plans for the news restrictions, decisions based on medical advice and wellbeing […]

Coronavirus Update

The Scottish Government has met this morning and have issued a statement to help avoid speculation on what is coming. However, the cabinet has not reached final decisions yet on what possible further restrictions could be coming. They are meeting again tomorrow morning with an announcement expected tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon. Scotland faces a sharp rise […]

Lanarkshire Under Discussion

Government discussions are now being held on whether additional coronavirus restrictions will be imposed in Lanarkshire.  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the number of new cases in the region was “causing some particular concern”. Public health experts will be holding discussions about the situation over the course of the day. Ms Sturgeon said it was “possible” […]

Covid Restrictions Imposed

Just announced at 6.10pm….Restrictions on visiting other households are being reintroduced again in the Glasgow area after an increase in cases of coronavirus in Central Belt. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the move after 66 new positive tests were recorded in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area. The first minister is particularly concerned that the […]