Headteachers may refuse to fine parents who keep children at home in September

Headteachers may refuse to fine parents who keep children at home in September

The Government’s announcement later this week will outline exceptions to the rules, including for children with certain medical conditions or from households in which someone is self-isolating with coronavirus symptoms, it is understood. But some headteachers urged the Government to close the loophole that allows¬†parents without a valid excuse to escape fines. “If it’s deemed […]
Church bells to ring out again after three months of lockdown silence

Church bells to ring out again after three months of lockdown silence

Church bells will sound once more after the Church of England ruled that socially distanced ringing will be allowed under new guidelines.¬† After places of worship were closed for public services under the coronavirus lockdown, the country’s 5,000 churches and...