The new Localised Restrictions Support Scheme already in place in Derry City and Strabane, will be rolled out to all 11 council areas from 19th October.
The £35 million scheme will apply to businesses, subject to eligibility criteria, including:
- Cafes, pubs and restaurants that have been temporarily forced to close or limit their services to a takeaway, delivery or outdoor service;
- Hotels and guesthouses that have been temporarily forced to limit the provision of services for residents only; and
- Other businesses which, under the Health Protection Regulations are required to cease to carry that business or to provide that service, including cinemas, museums, galleries, trampoline parks, inflatable parks, escape rooms, bowling alleys, ice rinks and close contact services operating in commercial premises (such as hairdressers and barbers, beauty salons, day spas, nail bars and tattoo parlours).
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The scheme is only open to businesses which have been required to close or have had business activities at their premises directly curtailed by the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020. The Scheme will apply to businesses, subject to eligibility criteria, including: