Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown for England, with people urged to “stay at home” as they did during March’s first lockdown.

The prime minister revealed the action in a TV address on Monday night, after being told that COVID-19 cases are rising rapidly in every part of the country due to the new coronavirus variant.

The public are being asked to follow the new rules, which replace the tiers system, from this evening.

What does it mean for me as a fish and chip shop owner

Hospitality venues such as cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars and social clubs; with the exception of providing food and non-alcoholic drinks for takeaway (until 11pm), click-and-collect and drive-through. All food and drink (including alcohol) can continue to be provided by delivery.

Full guidance can be found at the following link

Further details to follow……