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Further Local Lockdown regulations will come into force across Wales:

Further Local Lockdown regulations will come into force across Wales:

  • Bangor & the 8 ward areas 
  • Denbighshire 
  • Flintshire 
  • Conwy 
  • Wrexham 
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Torfaen
  • Caerphilly
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Bridgend
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Newport
  • Llanelli
  • Cardiff
  • Swansea

Welsh Government local lockdown measures state that:

  • People will not be allowed to enter or leave these areas without a reasonable excuse, such as travel for work or education;
  • People will only be able to meet people they don’t live with outdoors for the time being. They will not be able to form, or be in, extended households;

The restrictions will be in addition to the rules that apply everywhere in Wales, including:

  • All licensed premises will have to stop serving alcohol at 10pm. All places licensed to sell alcohol for consumption on the premises will need to close by 10.20pm.
  • Everyone over 11 years old will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public areas – as is the case across Wales.

Wales Golf would like to remind clubs and golfers that people cannot travel into or out of a restricted area for sport, as this is not a ‘reasonable excuse’ to enter or leave the area.  Travel within a local lockdown area to a golf club is permissible providing you are a resident of that area.
It has been very gratifying to see a number of clubs making reciprocal arrangements with other clubs to allow their members living outside or in local lockdown areas to have access to golf.  We would strongly encourage clubs to consider making similar arrangements.

Across Wales, face coverings are now mandatory whilst indoors. For further information on how this impacts golf please view our FAQ: Face coverings here

We are aware that there will be further implications for clubhouses, bar and restaurant and professional shop facilities so please follow all Welsh Government Guidelines when risk assessing these situations.

Further information on the Welsh Government announcement can be found here