This afternoon we found out that Wales will be entering a temporary lockdown from Friday. As part of the announcement it was revealed that churches will have to close their doors except for weddings and funerals. James has been speaking to Adam Thomas from Litchard Mission about the impact this could have on his church and community. You can watch the interview below 👇
Wales has announced a 2-week-long national lockdown. First Minister Mark Drakeford told reporters that, from 6pm on Friday, everyone in Wales will be required to stay at home – the only exceptions will be critical workers, or jobs where workers can’t work from home.
All social gatherings, indoors and outdoors, will be banned – except for those within the same household or extended household.
All non-essential businesses and shops will be closed. Places of worship will be closed except for funerals or weddings.
Childcare facilities will stay open, and primary and special schools will reopen after the half-term break. In secondary schools, years 7 and 8 and those taking exams will be the only ones returning to school.
Universities will continue a blend of in-person and online education. ...
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