Lockdown lifting in Liverpool: ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’

Excitement, relief and a few cocktails flowed in Liverpool as the easing of lockdown restrictions meant bars and non-essential shops could reopen on Monday.

Some locals braved the queues for high street shops in the Liverpool ONE shopping complex, while others enjoyed the spring sunshine and a few drinks at the Botanical Garden Bar and Boujee Restaurant and Bar – where Real Housewives of Cheshire star Lystra Adams was to be spotted welcoming customers.

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