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The Nature Restoration Fund is helping restore Black Grouse habitat on Craig Dhu in South Ayrshire. Numbers of the iconic bird have dwindled in recent years, but by restoring their habitats we can prevent this less famous grouse vanishing. ➡️nature.scot/more-funding-nat…
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Today, 8,495 more people have tested positive for #coronavirus 1,571 people were in hospital yesterday with #coronavirus which is 25 more than the day before Sadly 29 more people who tested positive have died (10,122 in total) Latest update ➡️ gov.scot/coronavirusdata
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Changes to #coronavirus restrictions from 24 January: 🔹 End to 1m distancing and table service in hospitality 🔹 Nightclubs in Scotland can re-open 🔹 Non-professional indoor contact sports can resume 🔹 No attendance limits at indoor events More ➡️ gov.scot/news/omicron-measur…
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Social Justice Secretary @ShonaRobison will update @ScotParl tomorrow on the new rules on fire alarms, which come into effect on 1 February. Read this thread to learn more ⬇️
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First Minister @NicolaSturgeon also asked people to continue to limit social contact with others if they can. Remember to take a lateral flow test before meeting people from other households. Read the full #coronavirus update here: gov.scot/news/omicron-measur…
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The use of face coverings in public places and on public transport will continue. This, as well as continued use of the #coronavirus certification scheme, will help limit any further spread of Omicron. More ➡️ gov.scot/news/omicron-measur…
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Night clubs in Scotland can reopen with updated regulations from Monday 24 January. Read more about the most recent #coronavirus updates: gov.scot/news/omicron-measur…
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From 24 January, 1m distancing in hospitality and leisure venues will no longer be required. Table service won’t be required in hospitality venues.
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Attendance caps at indoor events will be removed. Non-professional indoor contact sports can resume. Full details ⬇️ gov.scot/news/omicron-measur…
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First Minister @NicolaSturgeon has given a #coronavirus update to @ScotParl. She announced #coronavirus measures put in place to stop the spread of the Omicron variant will be lifted from Monday 24 January. Full details ➡️ gov.scot/news/omicron-measur…
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We are supporting EU citizens to #StayinScotland. This is your home and we want you to stay . For more information on how to access your digital profile and update your details ➡️ mygov.scot/help-eu-citizens
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Today, 7,752 more people have tested positive for #coronavirus 1,546 people were in hospital yesterday with #coronavirus which is 21 fewer than the day before Sadly 31 more people who tested positive have died (10,093 in total) Latest update ➡️ gov.scot/coronavirusdata
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Today First Minister @NicolaSturgeon will give an update to @ScotParl on #coronavirus. Watch live ➡ scottishparliament.tv from 2:20pm
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The certification scheme now requires people to have a booster, if their first vaccine course was over 4 months ago, to be ‘fully vaccinated.’ Booster status has been added to the COVID status App and automatically updates at log-in. For more info: ▶️ ow.ly/YGcz30s7woO
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Scottish Government retweeted
The Covid certification scheme at outdoor events - with crowds of 10,000 or more seated and 4,000 or more standing - has also now been changed meaning at least 50% of attendees will have this checked, instead of the previous 20%
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Scottish Government retweeted
The recent COVID-19 related crowd limits on outdoor spectator events, such as football and rugby matches, have been lifted For more info▶️ ow.ly/6L1250HvKYF
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Did you know that your home must be maintained and repaired by your landlord? Learn more ➡️ gov.scot/rentersrights
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At least 1 in 100 people in Scotland are autistic, which means that 1% of our population thinks in a different way. #DifferentMinds bit.ly/3ckh52B
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