Local Restrictions in Lancashire

The Government has put in place additional restrictions for the whole of Lancashire with the exception of Blackpool which took effect from Tuesday 22 September 2020.

The Update for Licensed Premises within Ribble Valley sets out the position in relation to these local restrictions including, the Rule of Six, mandatory Track and Trace and QR Codes.

If you require any further guidance on the information set out in this document, then please email

There are strict conditions. Pubs and restaurants will be required to take appropriate measures to ensure they are 'Covid-19 secure' and safe for staff and customers. Trading will only be allowed when:

  • the numbers of staff and customers on the premises are limited
  • table service-only is provided (this includes pubs)
  • the contact details of all customers are collected and retained (to assist with track and trace)
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