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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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Wedding reception shut down with 70 people in pub past 10pm curfew

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A pub has been handed a £1,000 fine after hosting a wedding reception past 10pm with around 65 to 70 guests in attendance.

In footage from body-worn cameras, officers can be seen arriving at The Greyhound, in Erdington, Birmingham, two hours after the 10pm curfew. They then discovered there was a party still taking place, with a large buffet table, drinks being served, a DJ booth and gazebo in the garden.

Officers said there was also no social distancing taking place at the party, and the amount of guests was more than double the 30 permitted by law at the time. Couples are now only allowed to have 15 guests at their wedding or sit-down reception after.

West Midlands Police had been alerted to the event by a member of the public,

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NYC wedding with nearly 300 guests ‘shut down’ by police

Officials said authorities dispersed an indoor wedding reception with hundreds of attendees in Queens Friday night.

New York City sheriffs said they received an anonymous complaint about a large gathering flouting social distancing guidelines at the Royal Elite Palace catering hall late Friday night.

Officials said they found 284 guests inside the venue and that the wedding was serving food and alcohol without adhering to guidelines, according to NBC New York.

The sheriff’s office said the manager of the venue received four citations, while the owner received two for nonadherence to Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioNYC principals call on state to take control of city’s

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