No Trick or Treating this year due to Covid

Parents and children are being asked not to go ‘Trick or Treating’ on Halloween this year because of the risk of spreading the Covid-19 virus.

The advice has been brought in by the Government in areas, including the Bradford district, where Tier Two lockdown status is in place.

People from different households are not allowed to meet in homes or other indoor venues, unless they are in a ‘support bubble’. No more than six people are allowed to congregate outdoors.

Groups of children accompanied by their parents or carers knocking on doors and receiving sweets from different people would create an ideal situation for the virus to spread from person to person.

For this reason Bradford Council is asking people to celebrate Halloween at home with the family and not go out.

Children can still dress up in their favourite scary costume, play games and receive