Enforcing Covid restrictions in Rotherham

Since the first lockdown in March 2020, officers from Rotherham Council have undertaken extensive work around the enforcement of covid restrictions, aiming to provide both reassurance and advice, along with more formal enforcement action when required.

 

Enforcing Covid restrictions in Rotherham

Since the first lockdown in March 2020, officers from Rotherham Council have undertaken extensive work around the enforcement of covid restrictions, aiming to provide both reassurance and advice, along with more formal enforcement action when required.

Operational working until midnight, seven days a week has been underway since April 2020, with joint shifts on Friday and Saturday nights, alongside South Yorkshire Police.

Further daily joint patrols with South Yorkshire Police, particularly focusing on self-isolation and compliance of businesses in key areas have also taken place.

During this period, 600 covid enforcement related actions have been taken in Rotherham, which include formal warnings issued to 105 businesses and 381 individuals, 48 closures and prohibitions of businesses, and 10 fixed penalty notices issued.

Details about the lockdown restrictions are available from the Government website.

See the Council's website for how to contact the Enforcement Team to raise any concerns about businesses you think may be contravening the restrictions.