National Lockdown: Restrictions for England from 5th January 2021
Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the country. Find out what you can and cannot do.
You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives.
You must not leave, or be outside of your home except where necessary. You may leave the home to:
- shop for basic necessities, for you or a vulnerable person
- go to work, or provide voluntary or charitable services, if you cannot reasonably do so from home
- exercise with your household (or support bubble) or one other person, this should be limited to once per day, and you should not travel outside your local area.
- meet your support bubble or childcare bubble where necessary, but only if you are legally permitted to form one
- seek medical assistance or avoid injury, illness or risk of harm (including domestic abuse)
- attend education or childcare - for those eligible
Colleges, primary and secondary schools will remain open only for vulnerable children and the children of critical workers. All other children will learn remotely until February half term. Early Years settings remain open.
Higher Education provision will remain online until mid February for all except future critical worker courses.
If you do leave home for a permitted reason, you should always stay local in the village, town, or part of the city where you live. You may leave your local area for a legally permitted reason, such as for work.
If you are clinically extremely vulnerable you should only go out for medical appointments, exercise or if it is essential. You should not attend work.
You cannot leave your home to meet socially with anyone you do not live with or are not in a support bubble with (if you are legally permitted to form one).
You may exercise on your own, with one other person, or with your household or support bubble.
You should not meet other people you do not live with, or have formed a support bubble with, unless for a permitted reason.
Stay 2 metres apart from anyone not in your household.
Detailed guidance is available on the National Lockdown: Stay at Home website.
Thank you for your continued support and efforts in the fight against coronavirus.
Springfield Park & Doncaster Avenue Recreation Ground
The latest Government guidance explains that people can exercise once a day as long as they maintain the correct social distancing rules.
People walking or cycling to our parks are welcomed and both walking and cycling are excellent means of active travel to improve overall health and wellbeing.
We thank you for your continued patience and understanding and encourage those wishing to enjoy the local parks and other green spaces in a safe and responsible manner.
There are specific rules for Play Areas and these are detailed on the Home page.
You can exercise or visit outdoor places with:
- the people you live with
- your support bubble
- or, when on your own, 1 person from another household
(Children under 5, as well as disabled people dependent on round-the-clock care are not counted towards the limit on two people meeting outside)
- when around other people, stay 2 metres apart from anyone not in your household
- dogs must be kept on a lead
For more complete details and a list of exceptions, read the latest Government guidance on Meeting Others Safely
Thank you for your support and co-operation at his time.
Important information on the Coronavirus can also be found on the following links
Derbyshire County Council have set aside £1 million worth of funding to support residents and businesses who may be affected by coronavirus.
The authority announced the £1 million fund on March 12 to complement the government support announced in the budget and said it was an initial amount and could rise, depending on how seriously the virus affected the county.
You can find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions on the NHS website.
Learn more about Public Health England's 'Stay Home, Save Lives' Campaign.
Show the Derbyshire Spirit
There has been a truly heartwarming response from our Derbyshire communities to the coronavirus outbreak. People have been pulling together like never before.
Derbyshire County Council is celebrating this collective show of strength through the Derbyshire Spirit campaign and would like to see your tales of our Derbyshire Spirit in action.
Find out how to share what you, your family, friends and communities are doing to help in these unprecedented times, and see how others are showing the Derbyshire Spirit by visiting the Derbyshire Spirit web page.
Joined Up Care Derbyshire
Get all the latest health service information for Derby & Derbyshire in one place during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
How to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), can be scary and can affect our mental health. Whilst it is important to stay informed, there are also many things you can do to support and manage your well-being during such times.
Visit the Mental Health Foundation's website for helpful tips and advice.
Derbyshire's Mental Health Support Line
Derbyshire’s mental health support health line has moved over to a new Freephone number to encourage more residents to speak up and get help.
The health line was set up in response to the coronavirus outbreak to offer support and advice to Derbyshire residents of all ages.
The new number to call is 0800 028 0077. The service is staffed by mental health professionals and the line is open from 9am to midnight every day.
If you're feeling stressed or anxious during the coronavirus pandemic Derbyshire County Council also has a range of resources on its website to help boost your emotional wellbeing.
Erewash Borough Council
COVID-19 and Support Services
The impact of the Coronavirus is being felt in our communities in many different ways and will be personal to each individual, couple or family. There is still support out there for those who need it and it is important it is accessed if required.
Visit Erewash Borough Council's website for information on breaches of social distancing, anti-social behaviour, domestic abuse, mental health, online safety, scams, sexual abuse and violence, along with contact details for local and national support.
Help with your Council Tax
Erewash Borough Council is working to help residents who are struggling financially due to the Coronavirus lockdown and may have difficulty meeting instalments.