Restrictions in Trafford and Greater Manchester National lockdown: stay at home Trafford, along with the rest of Greater Manchester and England, is under a national lockdown from Tuesday, 5 January 2021. You can find more details on the government website about what you can and cannot do under national lockdown rules. What national lockdown means for you Stay at home – You must stay at home and work from home if you can. You can leave your house to: shop for essentials, for you or a vulnerable person go to work, if you cannot work from home exercise outdoors once a day meet your support bubble if you are allowed to have one seek medical help or avoid harm including domestic abuse access childcare through schools or your childcare bubble get a COVID-19 test if you have symptoms – coronavirus testing in Trafford Clinically extremely vulnerable - Those who are clinically extremely vulnerable should not attend work, school, college or university. You should limit the time you spend outside your home and only go out for medical appointments, exercise or if it is essential. There is additional advice for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. Schools - Colleges, primary and secondary schools will remain open only for vulnerable children and the children of critical workers. All other children will learn remotely until February half term. Childcare – Nurseries and childminders are allowed to stay open. You can also form a childcare bubble to help you. Businesses and venues - Under national lockdown many businesses, including non-essential retail and hospitality, must close. For a full list of venues which must close and which can remain open visit the government website. Public services - The majority of public services will continue and you will be able to leave home to visit them. These include accessing the NHS and medical services like GPs and dentists and attending courts and probation services. You can find more details on the government website. We can support you For help and support with food and medical supplies contact the Trafford Community Response Line on 0300 330 9073. The line is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm. For more help and advice visit our coronavirus information website page. Latest news and updates from Trafford Council Tuesday 19th January Risk of fines for using personal care services during lockdown Friday 15th January Trafford Council frontline service provision continues during national lockdown Tuesday 12th January Laptops for Learners plea to help disadvantaged children access education in Trafford Translate these web pages into various languages You can translate all of our coronavirus information and advice into 36 of the most widely spoken languages using our 'Browsealoud' function, accessed by clicking on the icon at the bottom of every web page.