30 July 2020 18:45
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Sign up fornow and never miss the top politics stories again. Leicester was placed back under some lockdown restrictions at the end of June after a spike in cases in the area. Shops and restaurants did not open at the same time as the rest of the country, and travel in and out of the city was restricted.
Measures have eased somewhat since then, but some lockdown restrictions remain in place across the city. Pubs and restaurants have remained closed, there are restrictions on non-essential travel and gatherings of more than six people are banned. The boundary of the measures extends to the city of Leicester and also includes Oadby and Wigston. A Government announcement is due to reveal whether further measures can be lifted soon. Read More: Schools reopening: When do schools go back in England and Scotland?
As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. Close