This is what you can do in Sunderland from March 29 as lockdown roadmap changes continue to come into force

With lockdown rules set to continue easing, here’s what you will be allowed to do on Monday, March 29.

Monday, 22nd March 2021, 4:09 pm
Updated Monday, 22nd March 2021, 4:17 pm

The next round of changes to lockdown restrictions for those living in England are set to take effect from Monday, March 29.

It will be the second part of Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of the third national lockdown which came into force at the start of January.

Changes to social contact, outdoor activities and travel restrictions are all set to take place next week.

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Lockdown restrictions are set to continue easing from Monday, March 29.

Here are some of the things you will be able to do in Sunderland from Monday, March 29:

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*Have a day out at the park or visit the beach with friends

Restrictions surrounding social contact will further ease and the “Rule of Six” is set to return.

This means that groups of up to six people or two households can enjoy a picnic in Barnes Park or spend a day at Roker Beach.

*Spend time with family in a private garden

Much like spending time outdoors in public spaces, the easing of restrictions on March 29 means that you can now spend time with loved ones in private gardens.

Again the “Rule of Six” or no more than two households must be followed but it does mean that families and friends can meet in a private setting.

*Take part in outdoor sports

Members of the public will once again be permitted to take part in outdoor sporting events as the roadmap out of lockdown continues.

Outdoor tennis courts at Everyone Active’s Silksworth Community Pool, Tennis and Wellness Centre will also reopen along with the facilities at Silksworth Sports Complex and Ski Slope.

People will also be allowed to take part in formally organised outdoor sports such as grassroots football.

*You no longer have to stay at home

The Government’s “stay at home” rule will end on March 29 meaning that people can travel further afield.

Members of the public are still urged to work from home if possible and avoid travelling on public transport during busy periods.

Holidays abroad will still not be allowed as the preventative measures continue to halt the spread of Covid variants and protect the vaccination programme.

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