We are receiving a large number of reports of Covid-19 breaches of people staying in holiday lets , Air B n B and second homes. Guidance is clear and no overnight stays are allowed and you must stay in your primary residence unless there is a very good reason and exemption in the restrictions. ( this also applied when we were in tier 4)
Those found to be breaching the law, today, have been asked to pack up immediately and leave. Any holiday lets found breaching rules will be fined by trading standards and given police evidence.
Please keep reporting breaches as all are being attended. click here.
We may not be able to update you to all reports sent in but will try and publish as many incidents updates as we can via this alert system.
You are allowed to stay overnight away from your home if you:
•are visiting your support bubble
•are unable to return to your main residence
•need accommodation while moving house
•need accommodation to attend a funeral or related commemorative event
•require accommodation for work purposes or to provide voluntary services
•are a child requiring accommodation for school or care
•are homeless, seeking asylum, a vulnerable person seeking refuge, or if escaping harm (including domestic abuse)
•are an elite athlete or their support staff or parent, if the athlete is under 18 and it is necessary to be outside of the home for training or competition
If you don’t come under any of these exceptions you should return to your home as soon as possible.
PC 2201 Nick Westmacott
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Nicholas Westmacott (Police, PC, Cirencester)