Covid Christmas Restrictions in Scotland

The planned easing of covid restrictions around Christmas will be limited to Christmas Day itself, and not the previous 5 day window that was planned. Legal household limits will still apply – a maximum of 8 people from 3 households – however advice is to minimise the numbers. Where possible, people should celebrate the festive…Continue readingCovid Christmas Restrictions in Scotland

New Fire and Smoke Alarm Regulations February 2021

The attached information is circulated on behalf of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and details the forthcoming requirements regarding fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes. These regulations come into force in February 2021. The new standard requires :- One smoke alarm installed in the room most frequently used for general daytime living purposes…Continue readingNew Fire and Smoke Alarm Regulations February 2021

Scotland’s 16 Day Coronavirus Reset

To keep people safe, there are new national restrictions for 16 days (from 9-25th October) plus extra measures in the Central Belt. Click here to view the latest coronavirus restrictions in Scotland.Continue readingScotland’s 16 Day Coronavirus Reset

Scotland Moves into Phase 3 of Lockdown Easing

The first minister confirmed the move to the third phase of lockdown easing in a statement to the Scottish Parliament today. From Friday 10th July Wearing of face coverings in shops will be mandatory Indoor gatherings with a maximum of 8 people, from three different households, will be allowed with 2m physical distancing Couples who…Continue readingScotland Moves into Phase 3 of Lockdown Easing

Face Coverings Update

The use of face coverings will become mandatory in shops in Scotland from 10 July 2020. Wearing a face covering is already mandatory for travelling on public transport. ELCC have purchased additional washable face coverings which you or someone you know living in East Lammermuir might wish to consider using when visiting shops, public places…Continue readingFace Coverings Update

“Test, Trace, Isolate, Support”

First Minister Statement On 23 April 2020, I set out the framework we will use for decision making as we continue to supress COVID-19 and minimise its harms, while also seeking to ease the lockdown. There are no simple solutions to the challenges that lie ahead, and no quick-fixes that will allow us to lift…Continue reading“Test, Trace, Isolate, Support”