All of Lancashire moves into Tier 4 after midnight tonight

Lancashire will now be advised to stay at home

All of Lancashire will be moved into Tier 4 restrictions after midnight tonight. Tier 4 restrictions will affect the entire county including Lancaster.

The restrictions will also affect Burnley, Pendle, Blackburn with Darwen, Ribble Valley, Blackpool, Preston, Hyndburn, Chorley, Fylde, Lancaster, Rossendale, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre.

The Tier 4 restrictions advise that residents should stay at home, unless they have a “reasonable excuse” such as work or education. It will also see the closure of all non-essential shops, hairdressers, nail bars, indoor entertainment venues as well as gyms and indoor swimming pools, sports courts and dance studios.

Residents cannot meet other people indoors, unless you live with them or they are a part of your support bubble. It is also advised that people should not leave Tier 4 areas or travel abroad, except for limited reasons such as work and education.