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Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile rule

Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile rule


Postby mproudfoot » Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:46 pm

https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-scotlands-route-map-indicative-dates-remainder-phase-2-early-phase-3/pages/2/
Phase 2 - Indicative Dates
Travel distance restriction relaxed - 3 July

Self-catering accommodation and second homes (without shared facilities) permitted - 3 July

Outdoor hospitality (subject to physical distancing rules and public health advice) - 6 July


Great news if this timeline happens - a few weeks earlier than expected.
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby Paul Webster » Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:43 pm

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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby KatTai » Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:46 pm

mproudfoot wrote:https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-scotlands-route-map-indicative-dates-remainder-phase-2-early-phase-3/pages/2/
Phase 2 - Indicative Dates
Travel distance restriction relaxed - 3 July

Self-catering accommodation and second homes (without shared facilities) permitted - 3 July

Outdoor hospitality (subject to physical distancing rules and public health advice) - 6 July


Great news if this timeline happens - a few weeks earlier than expected.


Anyone want to bet it will be 100mph winds, thunderstorms, torrential rain, hailstones the size of footballs and a UFO invasion that weekend? :lol:
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby Graeme D » Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:47 pm

To quote Noddy Holder - "It's CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!" :lol:

Might have to be a bit of careful hill selection for July! :shock: Still, game on! Hopefully........ :roll:
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby PeteR » Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:54 pm

Just one more weekend of Blaeloch Hill for me then :lol:
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby gman » Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:55 pm

Graeme D wrote:To quote Noddy Holder - "It's CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!" :lol:


To quote Annie Lennox - Here Comes the Rain Again :lol:
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby Kinshusrst Kid » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:00 pm

Good news for the folks in Scotland.

Meanwhile here in Birmingham we have have reached an important milestone in the return to normality. Tunnocks caramel wafers are now back in the shops.
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby BlackPanther » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:01 pm

Hooray! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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I don't care if it rains, hails, blows a hoolie, and if UFO lands nearby, I'll call Fox Mulder :lol: :lol:
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby KatTai » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:01 pm

gman wrote:
Graeme D wrote:To quote Noddy Holder - "It's CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!" :lol:


To quote Annie Lennox - Here Comes the Rain Again :lol:


Waterproofs at the ready :lol:
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby StevieC » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:02 pm

Will they be opening the car parks?
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby jayedubya73 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:13 pm

3rd july! Fantastic!! Couple of weeks earlier than we thought. Great news!
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby Backpacker » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:18 pm

Magic, I can now bin any notion of 100 ascent of Strathfinella (currently on 70 something)
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby Flat Earther » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:31 pm

Not before time*.








* sorry if that "upsets" anyone.
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby blair282 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:37 pm

Brilliant!

A massive thank you to Paul Webster for your deft and sensitive handling of the forum. Well done! :clap:
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Re: Scotland: (tentative) July 3rd date for end of 5-mile ru

Postby rabthecairnterrier » Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:03 pm

StevieC wrote:Will they be opening the car parks?

Depends who "they" are in any particular instance - could be the NTS, the local council, a private estate, or whatever it is that the Forestry Commission likes to call itself these days (which seems to change every two or three years - think it might be "Forestry and Land Scotland or some such nonsense at the moment). :roll:
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