On Monday 23 March 2020, the Government announced further measures which have been put in place in order to tackle the outbreak of Covid-19.


  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or essential work
  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home
  • Anyone can spread the virus

For up to date, accurate guidance, please keep checking the GOV.UK website.

Community centres, youth centres, and similar

in this guidance document from the Government (pdf), the Government has stated, "Facilities may remain open for the purpose of hosting essential voluntary or public services, such as food banks or homeless services. We will do everything to support vulnerable people who are without a network of friends and families."

The Government will look again at these measures in three weeks, and relax them if the evidence shows this is possible.