As you are aware, the ECB guidelines have changed again to Step 3 (17th May 2021).

Car sharing is now permitted, changing rooms can open and teas can be served ‘in compliance with Government guidelines on hospitality settings’.

The HEBL LMC asks your club to move forward with extreme care. At our recent Spring Meeting it was decided that no teas would be served for the first half of the season. The LMC continues to support this ‘wait and see’ approach. Clubs should also be cautious about opening up changing facilities.

However, if you wish to follow the ECB approach, please discuss with your opposition well in advance of match day. Please remember that social distancing is still a very strong part of Government guidance along with good hygiene.

David Brown (Chairman)