NICOLA Sturgeon has announced the results of the Government’s weekly review of Covid lockdown levels across Scotland. North and South Lanarkshire are rumoured to be going into the highest tier, which is almost a total lockdown What is Tier 4 in Scotland? Get the stories that matter to you sent straight to your inbox with our daily newsletter. What are the latest lockdown rules in Scotland? It comes shortly after the First Minister told how a spike of positive cases within the region were causing "particular concern". Ms Sturgeon told her daily briefing on Friday that she had asked for advice on whether it would be possible to allow children from more than two households to meet in some circumstances - for example at birthday parties. 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Essentially, that means if you live anywhere in the North Lanarkshire or South Lanarkshire Council areas, you would have to follow any new restrictions brought in. The 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged over the alleged disorder where a number of cops were injured. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. "I understand that this will not be welcome news for people living in these areas, especially ahead of the weekend, but we must act now to protect people and get more control over the virus in the area.". Penalties, equalisers & yoghurts - Van-Tam's best analogies, Student travel: 'A relief to get back home'. The local lockdown announcement comes as the Scottish retail sector saw sales slip to the weakest performance since the UK-wide lockdown ended in June. Pair found guilty of brutal fish knife murder of Tracey Walker on Shetland. Nicola Sturgeon announced today that North and South Lanarkshire are among the areas moving into Tier 4. Localised lockdown measures will be imposed on North and South Lanarkshire, the Scottish Government has announced. It means all non-essential retail, hospitality businesses other than takeaways, gyms, hairdressers and indoor visitor attractions will be closed until December 11. Police and paramedics were scrambled with the road shut for more than four hours. Tier 4 Scotland lockdown: restrictions and rules explained - and full list of level 4 areas including Glasgow, West Lothian and Lanarkshire By Finlay Greig Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 9:25 am Have trade talks taken a turn for the worse? Toilets: Men’s, Women’s or Gender-Neutral? The restrictions will be reviewed next Friday, while those affecting the five other council areas will be reviewed on Monday. ", When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Only essential indoor visits will be allowed in hospitals and care homes, although outdoor visits to care homes will still be permitted. Scotland lockdown: what are the new Covid rules and Tier 4 restrictions? North and South Lanarkshire have a combined population of more than 661,000 people. Scotland's coronavirus vaccine programme confirmed with timetable for first doses, Jeane Freeman updated MSPs in a statement to Holyrood, Four confirmed dead in massive sewage plant explosion in Bristol. A leaked government letter revealed that both North … "At this level we simply do not have the assurance we need that hospital and ICU services will be able to cope as we go deeper into the winter. NHS Grampian announced a total of 44 cases have been recorded among staff and residents. The situation remains largely unchanged for 31 of the 32 Scottish local authority areas, with just East Lothian seeing a move. "Infection rates have stabilised or even slightly fallen as a result of level three measures. He was jailed for seven years at the High Court in Glasgow having earlier been convicted of raping both women. Giant space rock twice the size of Big Ben to skim past Earth tonight. Strategic Framework Business Fund. "Pressure on hospital in these areas and on those who work in them is already severe and with the additional pressure that the coming weeks may bring, it could easily become intolerable. People from different households can continue to meet outdoors, and in pubs and restaurants, as long as they follow the guidance. The extension to North and South Lanarkshire means the restrictions now cover more than 1.75 million people in the west of Scotland. The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines are being kept in a central hub ahead of distribution. Man charged with disorder offences after Celtic Park protests. ... Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire, North and South Lanarkshire, East … "That is why, albeit it very reluctantly, we have taken the decision to put these areas into level four for a limited period. Lanarkshire in lockdown: First Minister confirms three weeks of Tier 4 restrictions Nicola Sturgeon announced today that North and South Lanarkshire are among the areas moving into Tier 4. Toilets: Men’s, Women’s or Gender-Neutral? HOUSEHOLD visits have been banned in Lanarkshire under new lockdown restrictions in the area. The two local authorities will have to follow the same as five others … Covid in Scotland: What are the latest lockdown rules? If your business is required to close by law or to significantly change its operations due to Covid-19 restrictions from 2 November 2020, you may be eligible to apply for grant support. Police chiefs ruled out terrorism as Boris Johnson paid tribute to the victims. "However - and this is the key point of concern - the infection rate in all of these areas remains stubbornly and worryingly high. The First Minister made the announcement as she set out the Scottish Government’s new framework for dealing with coronavirus. 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Read about our approach to external linking. New coronavirus lockdown restrictions could be put in place in Lanarkshire as early as today, the First Minister has said. Neil Lennon 'delighted' with Celtic display but he swerves loaded Vasilis Barkas query. Schools will remain open and take-away and click and collect services will still be allowed to operate. Mum hits out at cost of music lessons scaled back because of Covid, Parents are being billed full price for tuition even when they can't practice instruments due to Covid restrictions, Woman who slit throat of girl, 7, in public park had history of psychotic violence. Lanarkshire lockdown: Leaked memo in full. Published 6 days ago. INVERCLYDE and Lanarkshire could be put into lockdown as coronavirus cases rise, Nicola Sturgeon warned. The majority of areas in Scotland have initially been placed under the third tier of Covid lockdown restrictions, including the central belt of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling North Lanarkshire will move into the toughest tier four lockdown restrictions for three weeks from 6pm on Friday. Scots marital arts rapist claimed taking steroids made 'it hard to have sex'. A further 282 people in Lanarkshire were confirmed to have tested positive for coronavirus yesterday as total case numbers in the region hit 17,002. A total of 205 positive cases of Covid-19 have been identified by Test and Protect in Lanarkshire in the past week. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Lanarkshire is facing a return to lockdown next week under Scotland’s new regional coronavirus restrictions, council leaders have been warned.Ministers are considering imposing the highest level of .css-8h1dth-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-8h1dth-Link:hover,.css-8h1dth-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Covid in Scotland: Where are the latest cases? She said she hoped this could be clarified in the coming days. Tracey Walker was found covered in blood and died in the street near to her home. If anyone is identified as a close contact of someone who has tested positive, their full household should self-isolate for 14 days. The new, tightened lockdown restrictions for North and South Lanarkshire were announced this afternoon following a rise in Covid-19 cases during the past week, and come into effect at midnight. © 2020 BBC. The extension to North and South Lanarkshire means the restrictions now cover more than 1.75 million people in the west of Scotland. The extension to North and South Lanarkshire means the restrictions now cover more than 1.75 million people in the west of Scotland. Businesses including hospitality, salons, gyms, hairdressers and non-essential retail will have to close when the new restrictions come into effect at 6pm on Friday, November 20. ... with South and North Lanarkshire joining nine other regions across Scotland. Level four measures cannot be ruled out by the Scottish … Scott Dyer was just hours from death in February after contracting a killer blood infection. Lockdown breakdown: All the rules for Lanarkshire under the new restrictions. Neil Lennon is under more pressure after his defence crumbled in the San Siro – and the keeper’s performance didn’t help. The embattled manager believes his side are heading in the right direction despite shipping 17 goals in the Europa League. ... Breastfeeding mum 'felt like failure' in lockdown. VideoToilets: Men’s, Women’s or Gender-Neutral? No more than six people from two different households are allowed to gather together, although children under the age of 12 do not count towards the total. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had earlier said that the number of new cases in the region was "causing some particular concern". Dr Fauci apologises for saying UK 'rushed' vaccine, China 'greatest threat to freedom' - US official. Scotland lockdown: Glasgow and Lanarkshire escape move to Level 4...for now By Kathleen Nutt @kacnutt Journalist The First Minister has announced an update on what levels of restrictions will apply in each of Scotland's 32 council areas Level four lockdown will be coming to Lanarkshire from Friday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. Wishaw residents are being urged to help keep Lanarkshire out of lockdown as a rise in local cases brings the area close to Covid-19 restrictions being imposed. 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Paper Subscription to the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, Paper Subscription to the Paisley Daily Express, © 2020 Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd, Martin Lewis issues warning to Tesco Clubcard holders. Travel restrictions - which already apply to level three areas - will be made law, meaning residents will only be able to travel outwith their local authority area for essential purposes. a reduction in the number of people who could meet. AC Milan 4 Celtic 2 LIVE reaction as Neil Lennon gives his instant thoughts to another defeat. Coronavirus: Lanarkshire 'very close' to further restrictions, First batch of Covid vaccines arrives in the UK. Coronavirus lockdown restrictions have been announced for North and South Lanarkshire.. People living in the areas should also not visit someone else's home, no matter where it is - although those in extended households can continue to meet indoors. Scots dad who lost both legs after terrifying battle against killer blood infection walks again. Driver 'seriously hurt' after being hit by van on M8 in Glasgow. Scientists say the behemoth measures between 96 and 210 metres in diameter. On Thursday, Ms Sturgeon announced a reduction in the number of people who could meet, either indoors or outdoors, in Scotland. Chris Sutton nails Celtic's fatal flaw with cutting six-word San Siro verdict. Nicola Sturgeon comic Janey Godley reports Labour troll who mocked her over mum's murder. Lanarkshire is "very close" to facing local lockdown restrictions, residents have been warned. How well do you know the Covid restrictions? Lanarkshire and East Kilbride has been plunged into a second lockdown. "Further, at these levels, we would not have the flexibility we need to ease restrictions over Christmas. The First Minister said local lockdown restrictions in these regions are "under review". Toilets: Men’s, Women’s or Gender-Neutral? For three weeks, Lanarkshire will be put into the highest level of restrictions used by the Scottish Government before being lifted on Friday, December 11. Celtic player ratings as rotten Vasilis Barkas contribution against Milan sees keeper still to make a save of note. It follows talks over proposals to keep pupils out of class for longer in the pandemic. NORTH Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire could be the first parts of Scotland to be placed into local lockdown, Nicola Sturgeon has warned. You can unsubscribe at any time. Public health officials in Lanarkshire had warned last week that restrictions could be imposed if cases continue to rise. Addressing MSPs at Holyrood this afternoon, Ms Sturgeon said: "In all of these areas there are grounds for continued and significant concern. Localised lockdown restrictions are to be put in place in Lanarkshire for at least a week, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. 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