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Children’s playgrounds, outdoor gyms and outdoor ball courts have reopened with some restrictions as part of the government’s latest lockdown-easing measures.
Visitors to these outdoor facilities will see new posters in parks and green spaces that list the current national restrictions still in place, which are:
Merseyside Police have powers to enforce these rules.
Councillor Andy Bowden, St Helens Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, said: “We’re glad to be able to reopen these valued outdoor facilities, as they’re a source of great enjoyment and physical activity for many local families across the borough.
“But to do so safely and with the risk of Covid-19 still in mind, we’re relying on residents to practice good hygiene and wash or sanitise your hands as we’re all used to now, to follow social distancing rules and to be considerate to others who use these spaces.”
Our leisure centres remain closed, but residents wishing to exercise indoors can find online classes with the council’s Sports Development team.