People are being reminded that they face fines if they deliberately and blatantly breach the lockdown restrictions. During the first week of national lockdown, nine people were issued with fixed penalty notices for breaches of the Government's restrictions.
Police officers arrested 90 drivers during their annual Christmas drink and drug drive campaign. The operation, which combined intelligence-led enforcement with raising awareness of the dangers of driving while intoxicated, ran throughout December.
People across Swindon and Wiltshire are being urged to follow the Government's new restrictions for the Christmas period. Following the announcement from the Prime Minister on Saturday, our communities are being encouraged to ensure they full understand the new rules and what that will mean for any plans they had over the festive period.