Police boss urges ban on people from hotspots travelling into Wales

Arfon Jones, North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner

But he says if Wales does bring in its own ban, he won’t be lining the English/North Welsh border with patrol cars.

North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones spoke out after Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford threatened a travel ban if Mr Johnson does not impose his own.

The UK government announced yesterday it will advise against non-essential travel from

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Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash slammed for travelling to Wales amid coronavirus pandemic

Stacey Solomon and partner Joe Swash have recently come under fire after their recent family ‘staycation’ in Wales has been criticised by local residents.

Last week, the Loose Women panelist enjoyed a mini getaway with her family and documented the full trip over on her Instagram stories.

Stacey enjoyed the break with her boyfriend Joe and three sons as she celebrated her 31st birthday, but not everyone has been enjoying

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Coronavirus news: Mark Drakeford quizzed on ban within UK on people travelling to Wales | UK | News (Reports)

The Welsh First Minister told the BBC’s Naga Munchetty that the travel restriction was not a blanket ban across all of Wales. He compared the travel restriction to the stay local rule implemented in Wales during an earlier stage of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Mr Drakeford said: “People in other parts of the United Kingdom who do not live in hotspot areas will still be able to come.

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Four North Wales attractions have been included on Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List ranking the best 500 experiences in the world.

It includes outdoor adventures on the Welsh Coast Path and Snowdonia to enriching cultural attractions such as Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway and Portmeirion.

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Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash under fire for travelling to Wales amid coronavirus pandemic

Stacey Solomon and boyfriend Joe Swash’s recent family ‘staycation’ in Wales has been criticised by some local residents.

31-year-old Loose Women panelist Stacey has been documenting her fun-filled family getaway on social media as she rang in her birthday in Powys, but not everyone has been enjoying the snaps.

Although Stacey and her family have not broken any quarantine rules, some locals expressed frustration about their getaway.

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Welsh Government ‘actively considering’ quarantine rule for people travelling from UK lockdown areas | Wales

The Welsh Government is “actively considering” imposing quarantine restrictions on people travelling into Wales from areas of the UK with high levels of coronavirus.

First Minister Mark Drakeford had previously called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to introduce travel restrictions for people in areas of England under local lockdown.

People living in parts of Wales subject to local restrictions must not enter or leave that area without a reasonable excuse

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Coronavirus news: Mark Drakeford quizzed on ban within UK on people travelling to Wales | UK | News

The Welsh First Minister told the BBC’s Naga Munchetty that the travel restriction was not a blanket ban across all of Wales. He compared the travel restriction to the stay local rule implemented in Wales during an earlier stage of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Mr Drakeford said: “People in other parts of the United Kingdom who do not live in hotspot areas will still be able to come.

“What we are

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A number of Welsh resorts will now be closed to visitors out of the local authority area as the Welsh Government imposes strict restrictions due to a rise in Covid cases.

The borders of Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire and Conwy will closed from 6pm on Thursday, with no-one allowed

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Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, staycations have been on the rise, as more people look nearer to home to spend their holidays and have a change of scenery.

Things are on pause for a lot of us at the moment, as local lockdown measures advise us that going on holiday is “not a reasonable excuse” for breaching

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Mark Drakeford calls on Boris Johnson to stop people travelling from coronavirus hotspots to Wales

The First Minister has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ban people from travelling to Wales from coronavirus hotspots in England.

Unlike in Wales, where people in areas in local lockdown are banned from leaving the county without a reasonable excuse, in England there are no such restrictions.

Welsh local lockdown rules tell people not to travel outside that area unless they have a reasonable excuse – and going

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Boris Johnson dismisses pleas to ban holidaymakers from English coronavirus hotspots from travelling to Wales

Boris Johnson refuses to give a clear answer when asked about stopping leisure travel from England to Wales

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed calls to implement a ban on people from English Covid-19 hotspots travelling into Wales.

Addressing the Commons, Plaid Cymru’s Liz Saville-Roberts said that 2.3 million people living in Wales wouldn’t be able to leave the country under lockdown rules.

But the

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This is the latest travel advice for visiting Wales – and the current coronavirus infection rates

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Several county councils in Wales are under local lockdown (Photo: Shutterstock)

Bans on household mixing came into effect across several parts of the UK, including Leeds, Blackpool, Wigan and Stockport on Saturday (26 September), as part of efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus.

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People in Wales asked to avoid non-essential journeys to reduce Covid-19 spread

The First Minister of Wales has asked people to “think every time they make a journey” and avoid unnecessary travel.

ark Drakeford said he was appealing to people to follow the travel advice, which he said would not be “policed in the conventional sense”.

Under new measures coming into force across Wales on Thursday, pubs, cafes, restaurants and casinos must operate as table service only and close at 10pm.

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