The First Minister has announced that, from 3rd August:
The restrictions preventing more than two households or extended households meeting outdoors will be changed to allow up to 30 people to meet outdoors. However, physical distancing must be maintained at all times.
Pubs, bars, restaurants, cafes will be able to re-open indoors. As will indoor bowling alleys, auction houses and bingo halls.
Licensed wedding venues will be able to re-open to provide wedding ceremonies, but crucially indoor receptions will not be able to take place for the time being. Wedding venues will be considered as part of the changes for August 15.
The guidance will be updated to relax the position of children under 11 having to maintain a 2 metres distance from each other or from adults.
` If conditions remain favourable, from 10 August:
Swimming pools, indoor fitness studios, gyms, spas and indoor leisure centres will be able to re-open.
Children’s indoor play areas will be able to open.