Welsh Government Statement on Bridgend Blaenau Gwent Merthyr Tydfil Newport
Cricket Wales notes the Welsh Government’s announcement of
today, Monday 21 September, regarding new local Coronavirus restrictions in
four Welsh counties, as well as enhanced measures in Caerphilly, which is
already in local lockdown, alongside Rhondda Cynon Taf.
At 6pm on Tuesday 22nd September, new
restrictions will begin in the following Borough Council Areas:
- Blaenau Gwent
These restrictions will mean that, in these areas, from
will not be allowed to enter or leave these areas without a reasonable excuse,
such as travel for work or education.
will only be able to meet people they don’t live with outdoors; They
will not be able to form, or be in, extended households.
licensed premises will have to close at 11pm.
over 11 years old will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public
areas – as is the case across Wales.
existing restrictions will be added to, with all licensed premises also having to close at 11pm,
meaning that all Local Authorities in Wales in local lockdown will have the
as we understand it, organised sports participation, which is undertaken in
line with the current laws, the above travel restrictions, and adhering to the
relevant NGB guidelines, should not be directly impacted by these restrictions
– as long as facility providers are happy to open their venues - Cricket Wales
will of course continue to monitor this situation and further communications
will be released as we are updated by Welsh Government, the Local Authorities
themselves, or Sport Wales & the Welsh Sports Association.
would like to remind all our participants and followers of the importance of
following government advice to restrict the transmission of Coronavirus and to
help protect our communities.