1. host people you do not live with in your home or garden, unless they’re in your support or childcare bubble
2. meet people you do not live with in their home or garden, whether inside or outside the affected local areas, unless they’re in your support or childcare bubble
3. socialise with people who you do not live with in any indoor settings, whether inside or outside of the affected local areas
Your household is defined as the people you live with and any support or childcare bubble.
A support bubble is where a household with one adult joins with another household. Households within a bubble can still visit each other, stay overnight, and visit public places together.
A childcare bubble is where someone in one household can provide informal (i.e. unpaid and unregistered) childcare to a child aged 13 or under in another household. This must occur on an exclusive basis - always the same two households.
You should avoid staying overnight in another part of the UK if you are resident in a very high alert level area, and residents from other areas should avoid staying overnight in a very high alert level area.
You may continue to travel to venues or amenities which are open, for work, or to access education, but you should and aim to reduce the number of journeys you make. If you need to travel you are encouraged to walk or cycle where possible, or to plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport. This will allow you to practise social distancing while you travel.
You can find more information on the restrictions in the government guidance here.
Click here to download a useful graphic explaining the key changes and rules in place.
For local support and more information, visit the Sefton Council website here.