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Lauren Holehouse

Scotland lockdown latest: What restrictions are lifting and when?

17 March 2021Outdoor youth work activities for under 18’s, with a maximum of 15 individuals (including two facilitators) can resume, this should be restricted to your locality and have the appropriate social distancing measures in place. Outdoor parent and toddler groups for children age five and under can also resume, with a maximum of 15 adults present. This includes facilitators however there is no limit to under fives who can attend. More detail about this can be found in the COVID–19 guiding framework…

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Lockdown latest: Restarting church gatherings in Scotland

11 March 2021This is very positive news. We welcome the Scottish Government’s recognition that the church being is integral to the health and wellbeing of the country and the priority given to places of worship as society re-opens. This reflects previous commitments made in January and we are glad that the Scottish Government has followed through on this. It was also notable to hear the first minister’s comment on the ‘quite exceptional efforts made by faith groups to reach out to their communities’,…

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