Lancashire is to enter tier 3 restrictions as local leaders agreed that county must enter into the highest level, which means all bars and pubs will close from midnight tonight.
Tier 3 which is “very high” means that there will be no mixing of households indoors and outdoors, including in private gardens.
Non-essential shops, schools and universities will remain open, although some universities are teaching online, pubs and bars are ordered to close
However, restaurants, and pubs that can operate as restaurants, will be allowed to stay open, wedding receptions are banned.
Local MPs will decide if gyms, betting shops, casinos, hairdressers and beauty salons should remain open or close. People are told to avoid all non-essential travel, and are “advised” not to travel outside their area.
You are not allowed to stay overnight in another part of the UK if resident in a Tier 3 area, and people are advised to avoid staying overnight in a tier 3 area.