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6 January 2021

What National Lockdown Measures Mean for Fareham Residents

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, England has now been placed into national lockdown restrictions.

The single most important action we all need to take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives. You must not leave your home unless necessary and you must stay two metres apart from anyone not in your household or support bubble. Those who are clinically extremely vulnerable should avoid leaving home unless absolutely necessary.

National Lockdown restrictions also mean the following:

Full details and further information of national lockdown restrictions can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home. 

In Fareham, COVID Marshalls will be patrolling shopping areas and open spaces, to engage with gatherings of people to ensure that the rules are being complied with. The Civic Offices will be closed to the public with the majority of our staff working from home. Residents who need to contact the Council can get in touch via the following numbers:

For updates about Council services and the help and support available please visit our coronavirus page: https://www.fareham.gov.uk/coronavirus/

Executive Leader of Fareham Borough Council, Cllr Seán Woodward, said: “It is of paramount importance that we now observe these national lockdown restrictions in our ongoing fight against COVID-19. I understand that we all want to get back to some normality but the only way we can achieve this is to follow the guidance to reduce the spread of the virus now. I strongly encourage residents to visit the government’s website to ensure we are all following the national guidance fully.”


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For further information contact:

Customer Enquiries

Tel: 01329 236100
Email: customerservicecentre@fareham.gov.uk

Media Enquiries

The Communications Team
Tel: 01329 824310
Email: publicity@fareham.gov.uk
Fax: 01329 550576

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