Latest step on roadmap as shops, gyms and pub gardens reopen

Non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality and personal care premises open their doors again as Covid restrictions ease.
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From Monday 12 April, shops and personal care premises, such as hairdressers and nail salons will reopen, as Covid restrictions are eased and we move to Step 2 of the Government's roadmap out of lockdown. 

Most outdoor attractions, including outdoor hospitality venues, safari parks and drive-in cinemas can also open once again, while self-contained accommodation such as campsites and holiday lets may reopen so long as indoor facilities are not shared with other households.

Hospitality venues, including pubs, bars and restaurants, can serve people outdoors and for table service only from 12 April, and there is no need for customers to order a substantial meal with alcoholic drinks and no curfew.

All leisure centres in the county will reopen with gym, swimming and racket sport court hire where available. Indoor group exercise classes are not permitted to resume until 17 May at the earliest, so most leisure centres will instead be offering some outdoor group exercise class programmes, with limited numbers.

Public buildings such as community centres can also reopen from 12 April, as will most libraries

In all cases, social distancing applies, and people must stick to the ‘Rule of 6’ and not mix indoors with different households.

Visit the Wiltshire Council website for more updates:

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