Covid-19 Advice

Follow the links below for up-to-date summaries of the financial and other support available for individuals, businesses and the third sector in East Lothian.
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Recent Changes to Lockdown

  • You can play golf, tennis and similar outdoor non contact sports
  • You can socialise with one other household outside
  • You can sit or sunbathe in a public space such as a park
  • But you must maintain social distancing measures
Scotland has moved to phase one of a four-step plan to ease out of lockdown.  It means people are allowed to go outside as much as they like and can meet people from one other household at a time, provided the meeting is outside and they socially distance from each other.
That includes in public areas like a park or a private garden, but the total number of people meeting up should be a maximum of eight.
Garden centres, drive-through restaurants and recycling centres can all now open and teachers will be able to enter schools to prepare for re-opening in August. East Lothian Council has also re-opened recycling centres (with restrictions).
Please also note that guidance suggests you should not travel more than five miles from home to socialise, take exercise or meet friends and family.
More information on lock down measures can be found here: https://www.gov.scot/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance/
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Published by Sarah Russell on behalf East Lothian Conservative and Unionist Association, 4 Church Street, Haddington EH41 3EX