Northern lockdown: Coronavirus restrictions eased in Wigan, Rossendale and parts of Blackburn in England


Wigan, Rossendale and parts of Blackburn with Darwen have become the first areas released from the so-called northern lockdown on Wednesday morning.

People living there are now able to visit friends and family at home for the first time since 31 July, when they were included in a huge swathe of northern England where coronavirus restrictions were tightened by the government.

Residents will also be able to visit bowling alleys, soft play centres and casinos, stay overnight at other people’s homes, and enjoy beauty treatments – all previously banned under the tightened rules. US SPREAD GOOD NEWS!

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