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The leaders of the seven local councils, the North of Tyne Mayor and Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner encourage people to work together to move out of Tier 3 as quickly and as safely as possible.

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The leaders of the seven local councils, the North of Tyne Mayor and Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner encourage people to work together to move out of Tier 3 as quickly and as safely as possible.

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Boost for high street as opening hours extended for Christmas shopping

Source: government, published 1 December 2020

From Wednesday 2 December, as England returns to a system of tiered restrictions, all non-essential retail across England will be able to reopen, and planning rules limiting opening hours will be eased to allow shops to be open for longer Monday to Saturday throughout December and into January.

Gov.uk: boost for high street as Jenrick extends opening hours for Christmas shopping


Plans announced to reinstate services affected by national lockdown

Source: DCC press release, published November 27, 2020 11.16am

We have set out how we will safely reopen venues and reinstate services affected by the national lockdown next week.


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