New Tier Local Restrictions Very High:

Manchester is now in Tier 3 with a Covid Alert Level of ‘Very High’

This means there is still a ban on social mixing in ANY indoor setting as well as in private gardens.

  • You should not socialise in a group of more than 6 people in an outdoor public space such as a park or beach, the countryside, a public garden or a sports venue.
  • Bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants stay closed – but takeaway and delivery services can continue
  • Non-essential retail shops have re-opened
  • Indoor venues including soft-play, cinemas, museums, galleries and bingo halls remain closed
  • Places of worship are open but you should not mix with anyone outside of your household
  • Weddings and funerals can go ahead with restrictions on the number of attendees – 15 people can attend wedding ceremonies, but wedding receptions are not allowed. 30 people can attend funeral ceremonies, 15 people can attend wakes
  • Leisure centres, gyms and pools are open, this includes junior club activity and lessons
  • Indoor group exercise classes won’t be allowed unless for youth or disability sport
  • Exercise classes and organised sport can now to take place outdoors
  • Libraries will start to reopen, with a limited service available

Avoid travelling to other parts of the UK, including for overnight stays unless for work, study or caring responsibilities

For full details on the restrictions visit the government website

Alongside these measures, rules around the wearing of face coverings are still in effect. You must continue to follow social distancing rules and regularly wash your hands.