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Local restrictions support grant

Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG)

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) is payable to local businesses based on the level and duration of restrictions imposed in Wyre under additional, tier or national restrictions/lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The criteria and amounts will vary based on the level of restrictions and their duration as well as the size of the business and whether or not you were forced to close. These are summarised below:

  • LRSG (closed) - a mandatory grant for businesses who have been forced to close on or after 22 September 2020 when Lancashire went into extra restrictions, up until 4 November 2020 prior to the national lockdown and then from 2 to 30 December 2020 under Tier 2 and 3 restrictions.  If you have previously completed a form and have received a grant payment you do not need to reapply.  We have your details and will make further payments if you are eligible.
  • LRSG (open)a discretionary scheme for businesses who were not required to close but were severely impacted on or after 22 September 2020 when Lancashire went into extra restrictions up until 4 November 2020 prior to the national lockdown aimed at leisure, hospitality and accommodation businesses and other local priorities and then from 2 to 30 December 2020 under Tier 2 and 3 restrictions.  
  • LRSG (closed) addendum – a mandatory grant for businesses that are required to close during lockdown (5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020) and Tier 4 restrictions currently from 31 December 2020 ongoing.  If you have previously completed a form and have received a grant payment you do not need to reapply.  We have your details and will make further payments if you are eligible.
  • Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) –  The second application window for this grant has now closed.  If you are eligible a payment will be made as soon as possible. If not we will advise you accordingly.  IMPORTANT: If you are a Licensed Taxi Driver in Wyre and have previously received a £250 grant you will be automatically awarded an additional £250 grant. PLEASE DO NOT REAPPLY.
  • Christmas Support Payment for wet-led pubs (CSP) –  a mandatory grant of £1,000 for qualifying wet-led pubs who derive under 50% of their income from food sales.

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