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Coronavirus Updates

The latest news and guidance about coronavirus and what it means for sport and physical activity in County Durham.

The government’s roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions is made up of four steps, with Step 4 – which began on 19 July – now in force.

This means that:

Full information on the current rules and what they mean for sport and activity, can be found here.

You can also find out about the exemptions for elite sport, as well as information about facilities, travel and test and trace.

You can read more here via the government’s website.


Messaging From Durham County Council

County Durham’s sport facility accessibility and physical activity protocol will be communicated via Durham County Council. You can find more information here.


Sport On A National Level

Sport England is sharing the advice which is delivered by the government via their website. You can read more about this and follow the updates on the Sport England website here.

Sport England have also pulled together a briefing note around people’s attitudes and feelings about #ReturnToPlay

Reminder – the importance of staying active particularly during this time for both physical and mental health – visit our pages to give you further ideas and support to help you keep active.