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Three wedding venues shut down after 150 guests attend in breach of Covid-19 rules

Three Yorkshire wedding venues were shut down after breaching Covid-19 regulations by allowing 150 guests to attend.

Saturday, 10th October 2020, 6:00 am

Three Yorkshire wedding venues were shut down after breaching Covid-19 regulations by allowing 150 guests to attend. (Photo: Shutterstock).
Three Yorkshire wedding venues were shut down after breaching Covid-19 regulations by allowing 150 guests to attend. (Photo: Shutterstock).

Kirklees Council ordered two banqueting halls in Dewsbury and a hotel in the Liversedge and Gomersal area to close after the breach was reported by members of the public.

Weddings are allowed to go ahead but the maximum number of people allowed to attend is 15.

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The three venues were found to be holding wedding receptions for 50 to 150 people.

Safety measures were also not being followed at each venue and officials found a lack of social distancing, especially at arrival and departure.

Councillor Rob Walker, Cabinet Member for Environment, said: “Our work

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