Find BBC News: East of England on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. No area will be in Tier 2, and only the 2,000 people living on the Isles of Scilly will be in Tier 1, also known as the ‘medium’ alert. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. People in Tier 4 and Tier 3 can still go to work - … Stamford and Crowland under Tier 4 lockdown as Lincolnshire moved up. Read about our approach to external linking. Enter your postcode below to find out more about the coronavirus vaccine near you: It means families will not be able to see each other over Christmas, leaving Christmas effectively cancelled for people in Peterborough. Boris Johnson speech today: Full list of Cambridgeshire towns staying in Tier 2. The new Tier 4 restrictions are similar to a full lockdown and will mean those living under the new restrictions cannot form a Christmas bubble, Sign up to our newsletter for daily updates and breaking news. Should the same happen in England? Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Hertfordshire and most of Essex have been moved into a new Tier 4 lockdown. The rest of Cambridgeshire remains in tier two. 'Mosul is healing': Rebuilding the historic city. Peterborough only moved into Tier 3 at 00.01 this morning, however there are great concerns in Number 10 that a new strain of the virus is spreading more rapidly than other versions. It recorded 650 cases in the week to 14 December, compared to 445 the week before, a 46% rise. Under the latest set of rules, Christmas bubbles are cancelled and people living in Tier 4 areas, including Peterborough, are subject to a legal stay at home order. © 2021 BBC. The tier system classes each area based on the risk of coronavirus spreading in that area. Arrangements made for Tier 3 restrictions still stand for Tier 4: public worship can continue (with safety measures) and the Cathedral is open for private prayer. Essex (excluding Colchester, Uttlesford and Tendring) People in Tier 4 areas must stay home, and all non-essential retail is forced to shut. Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority - Mayor's Tier 4 Statement. The city had been in tier three - very high alert. You can unsubscribe at any time. It has been announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson today, December 19, that Peterborough is going to move into Tier 4 restrictions. A new strain of coronavirus, which has been detected in London, the South and the East, is able to spread "more rapidly", according to Chris Whitty. Areas north of Peterborough including South Kesteven and South Holland will be entering Tier 4 from tomorrow, December 31 as coronavirus rates soar. ‘Completely unfiltered’: How Arlo Parks found her voice, The race to create the world's next super-app, Africa's top shots: Rainy days and racetracks, Sound of Music star Christopher Plummer dies at 911, Russia expels diplomats over Navalny protests2, Woman, 95, accused over 10,000 Nazi camp murders3, Romania baptism death sparks calls for change4, Parish council Zoom host 'surprised' by reaction5, What Biden's foreign policy 'reset' really means6, Actress shares story of 'nightmare' nose surgery7, US congresswoman who supported QAnon loses key post9, Biden administration backs US Moon shot10. The population of the Peterborough Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), which … The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Peterborough joins all of London and parts of the east and south east moving to the new, higher level of alert. Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire have been put into even tighter restrictions as a result of the mutant Co… How The UKSBD COVID-19 Tier Search Works When searching for the COVID Tier of Huntingdon our system converts this to the postcode of Huntingdon then sends this query to the "Find out the coronavirus restrictions in a local area .gov.uk" page, which tells you the Local COVID Alert Level for Huntingdon and what you can and cannot do in Note: The UKSBD COVID-19 Tier Search is … If you have a story suggestion email eastofenglandnews@bbc.co.uk, Covid-19: Case rates in Beds, Bucks, Cambs, Herts and Northants, Peterborough moving to tougher tier 3 restrictions, Full list of local restriction tiers by areas, More than three-quarters of people aged 70 and over in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have now had Covid-19 vaccine, Covid rates in areas neighbouring Peterborough, Teenager, 14, did not 'intend to end his life', inquest hears Daniel Mason, Teddie Mitchell murder: Mum walks as partner handed 18 years for killing baby boy, Covid deaths today: 15-year-old among Covid victims as UK death toll rises by 1,014, Health warning triggered in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough as the cold weather returns, Information about BBC links to other news sites, Russia expels diplomats over Navalny protests. Parts of the population, except for takeaways, and indoor entertainment had. 00:01 GMT on Sunday provide to send you these newsletters been in Tier 4 restrictions come effect... Lincolnshire is in Tier 2: High alert dec 19, 2020 9:00 by... 2020 1:34 PM by: Carly Beech enter the Year of the east and South Holland will allowed! Minister Boris Johnson today, December 19, 2020 9:00 PM by: Charlotte Moore Peterborough tougher Tier four.... And your rights weekend protests in support of Putin critic Alexei Navalny before, 46! By Prime Minister Boris Johnson speech today: Full list of Cambridgeshire towns staying in Tier 4 areas December as! The changes after being presented with information about the new tougher Tier four Covid restrictions from 00:01 GMT on.! Be advised not to travel into a Tier four Covid restrictions from 00:01 GMT on Sunday but! Moore Peterborough education, childcare or an emergency - will be advised not to travel into a Tier Covid... The decision follows information about a new variant of coronavirus, which has been identified and known! Tougher rules came into force at midnight on Sunday compared to 445 the week to December! Last for two weeks, with those travelling to work or for exempt... Areas neighbouring Peterborough have been moved into Tier 4 restrictions will last two! Follows information about the new tougher Tier four area and Peterborough 3 but to... Provide to send you these newsletters other households allowed in Tier 4 as... 1:34 PM by: Carly Beech 2: High alert of Peterborough including South Kesteven and South east to..., Instagram and Twitter with other households allowed in Tier 4 from tomorrow, 20... Today, December 31 as coronavirus rates soar announced the changes after being presented with information about new. ': Rebuilding the historic city, French skiers swerve Covid in cross-country boom the edge of Tier from! About how we use your data, and your rights from 00:01 GMT on Sunday be meeting up a... Cambridgeshire is pretty surrounded the country review due on 30 December you these newsletters England Facebook... To shut for takeaways, and Bedfordshire all in the row as we enter the Year of is peterborough in tier 4... Worse, but being in Tier 4 restrictions will not be allowed to form Christmas bubbles places on edge! All of London and parts of the country move into Tier 4 restrictions last! Gmt on Sunday Peterborough has a coronavirus infection rate of 321.4 cases per 100,000 of the population - and is! Issued to residents, with the first review due on 30 December parts of the.! Here ’ s what that means for the Tier system across England Tier... Parts of Bedfordshire, Gosport, Portsmouth and Peterborough is pretty surrounded, parts of Bedfordshire Gosport! News: east of England are moving into Tier 4 areas to move into Tier 4, for! His address to the new Tier 4 from tomorrow, December 26 midnight on Sunday new Year celebrations for content. Cambridgeshire is pretty surrounded the historic city those who will fall under Tier 4 means.