Open caravan sites.

Allow caravan sites to open ensuring social distancing is achievable.

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Good for mental wellbeing.

by DMS on May 10, 2020 at 08:31PM

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  • Posted by Lorraine10 May 10, 2020 at 20:36

    Second home mentality , sorry no! On that note how on earth did the Germans get into our country towing a caravan? Maybe more border controls needed , not just airports!!!
  • Posted by Pumpkin2017 May 10, 2020 at 20:40

    Totally agree. Owners will be able to socially distance and be responsible whilst getting the mental wellbeing benefits of using their caravans
  • Posted by annecampbell May 10, 2020 at 21:48

    Definitely No- we will be overrun by virus carrying incomers
  • Posted by Jammie May 10, 2020 at 22:09

    No. Health resources in remote areas are very scarce, set up to cope with their very small populations. Incoming viruses would overwhelm the system.
  • Posted by Alexmarshall314 May 10, 2020 at 22:30

    Caravan sites should be open to owners only, can easily carry out social distancing , understand social facilities may not open for sometime but the choice for owners to visit their caravans should be permitted. Generally speaking families that use caravans don’t socialise with other groups while there at normal times so this would be adhered to quite easily.
  • Posted by Loganberry May 10, 2020 at 22:44

    Totally agree with annecampbell
  • Posted by JLMBD May 10, 2020 at 23:25

    Read the previous posts on this subject. NO. Caravans and 2nd homes are in areas that are mostly free of the virus at the moment and struggling to supply and support their own people. They don't want outsiders coming in and potentially bringing C19 and should have the absolute right to prevent it. Food shops are for local people, food outlets, crafts and galleries are closed. Where there is only one food shop in a community, which is common in rural areas, then the shopkeeper catching the virus would almost certainly pass the infection to every local household. Every distance travel brings risk to others. You don't have the right to risk the many to benefit the few who are lucky enough to have a caravan or 2nd home. Please don't.
  • Posted by jeankemp May 11, 2020 at 02:39

    Definitely not! This will encourage tourists - a luxury we cannot afford this summer when the Covid figures are so high.
  • Posted by Bec May 11, 2020 at 08:33

    It's not about being able to socially distance it's about not overwhelming local resources in rural communities. The Highlands has 28 ICU beds for the entire region, if visitors are allowed to stay in the area we could quickly run out of beds. Until we have a robust track, trace and test system visitors are going to have to wait a while longer.
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