Government announces speeding up of lockdown restrictions

first_img Twitter By News Highland – June 5, 2020 The government has announced a significant speeding up of the lockdown restrictions with the plan reduced from five phases to four.All retail shops will open from Monday – while pubs with restaurant licences, hotels and the wider hospitality sector will be allowed to open from June 29th.From Monday people will be allowed to travel anywhere in their county – with all restrictions on movement being lifted at the end of this month.Playgrounds and outdoor summer camps can re-open next week – while groups of up to 6 people can meet indoors or outdoors with social distancing.Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the final phase will now start on July 20th – not in August as previously planned:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/varadkar3pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA AudioHomepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Government announces speeding up of lockdown restrictions Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Facebook Up to 25 people will be allowed to attend the funeral of a loved one from Monday.Over 70s can also have a small number of visitors in their homes.Health Minister Simon Harris hopes it helps to ease the burden:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/harris4pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Pinterest Previous articleYellow wind warning issued for DonegalNext articleWin a Highland Goodie Bag News Highland Google+ WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApplast_img read more