Shops and take away outlets will require customers to don face coverings and face masks from tomorrow Friday July 24.
The police can issue a £100 fine to anyone flouting the new law. The fine will be reduced to £50 if paid within 14 days.
-Venues such as Pubs and Restaurants are exempt.
Face Coverings: When to Wear One and How to Make Your Own
Wearing a face covering does not mean that we can ignore the other measures that have been so important in slowing the spread of the covid19 virus pandemic.
Follow the rules on social distancing. Avoid touching your face. Where available wash your hands often using soap and water and dry them thoroughly. If outside your home use sanitiser, especially as you enter a building and after you have had contact with surfaces.
Face coverings: when to wear one and how to make your own —–