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At last! 6 people can meet in a garden!

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BruceAndNosh Thu 28-May-20 17:13:36

WE can meet family

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WhiteChocTwix Thu 28-May-20 17:14:42

That's brilliant news smile

Phifedean123 Thu 28-May-20 17:15:30

Big yay

Titsywoo Thu 28-May-20 17:15:57

But can't use the toilet I'm assuming grin

ThroughThickAndThin01 Thu 28-May-20 17:16:05

Very happy about that.

rararararara Thu 28-May-20 17:16:16

Yay! Why from Monday though? How much difference would 3 days make?

ineedaholidaynow Thu 28-May-20 17:16:40

No not allowed in the house and must still social distance

BruceAndNosh Thu 28-May-20 17:17:05

Does Dominic Cummings have 6 people in his extended family?smile

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ThroughThickAndThin01 Thu 28-May-20 17:17:21

Can walk through the house....!

BruceAndNosh Thu 28-May-20 17:17:35


But can't use the toilet I'm assuming grin

Bring a potty and chuck it on the compost!

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WhiteChocTwix Thu 28-May-20 17:17:56

@rararararara indeed. DH and I will pop to DM over the weekend. Screw it, been law abiding for 10 weeks and she's on her own.

DishingOutDone Thu 28-May-20 17:18:13

I'm confused, my neighbours have been doing this since March - and I'm talking about more than one street. What Boris is saying now is pretty much what our whole village has been doing since March. As long as they are outside or in the garden, they do as they like and friends and family come over. They don't do the 2 metres either; outside is safe as far as they are concerned.

I think a great many people have been doing this all along.

Cornettoninja Thu 28-May-20 17:18:17


Can walk through the house....!

Bollocks - I’ll have to mop my floor grin

Thewheelsonthebus23 Thu 28-May-20 17:18:27

Sorry to be a downer, but I’m so disappointed with this. We don’t even have garden and my parents live 4 hours away sad
I’m happy for those who can meet with families in gardens though.

RaspberryMctriple Thu 28-May-20 17:18:54

Unless you're sheilding. Then you just have to watch the rest of the world go back to normal and be forgotten about. Never mind.

LiveRightNow Thu 28-May-20 17:18:52

You can walk through the house to "get to a garden"

DishingOutDone Thu 28-May-20 17:19:04

Yay! Why from Monday though? How much difference would 3 days make?

No one will bother to wait till Monday.

starfishmummy Thu 28-May-20 17:19:29

Son is shielding so we still can't sad

Cornettoninja Thu 28-May-20 17:19:40

@DishingOutDone maybe so but a lot of people haven’t. This is for them.

ineedaholidaynow Thu 28-May-20 17:20:24

The biggest transmission of the virus is between families, that is why they have to limit mixing households.

People who have already been doing it have been breaking the rules.

OfUselessBooks Thu 28-May-20 17:21:05

Our neighbours have been doing this for weeks. They even go into the house now and pass the new baby around everyone.our parents live 2 hours away and we couldn't trust our small children to stay away anyway, so doesnt affect us. I'm 2ondering if we're ever going to see them again. sad

twinnywinny14 Thu 28-May-20 17:21:18

@Thewheelsonthebus23 same as us, we still can’t see family as it’s too far to travel there and back in a day, and would definitely need to use the house at least the toilet!!

Bluebellpainting Thu 28-May-20 17:22:04

It is good news but 6 is an awkward number. Lots of families still lot able to meet as the typical family is 4 in a household. At least in Scotland they can meet in groups of 8.

Merigoround Thu 28-May-20 17:22:06

Nah - cue a rush of everyone who hasnt been out since March to run round to their friends. And good on them .
As PP said loads of people have been doing this since day 1 with no ill effects ( and yes I do know several households who have done this - loudly).

Lougle Thu 28-May-20 17:22:08

We're a family of 5. Visiting DM & DF would make 7 sad

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