Feel like you’ve watched everything half-decent on the telly? Us too. Not to worry, our days of relying on streaming services come to an end as lockdown restrictions ease, allowing indoor culture and entertainment venues to open.
We spoke to Contact Theatre Manchester before they opened their doors to discuss how lockdown had affected their organisation, and how they can’t wait to open back up to put on shows for us all.
We spoke to Thomas’s Chop House and Fred Aldous before they opened up and they told us how excited they were, and explained how hard they had worked to make their businesses Covid secure and ready for us to enjoy.
It’s been really hard not being able to see family and friends over the last few months– but things have changed. The Rule of 6 is now in place, meaning you can see some of your loved ones outdoors, in private gardens and parks.
Sport is in Manchester’s DNA. And over the past year it’s been tough having limits on how we can get out and get active. But there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, the wait is nearly over… from Monday 29 March outdoor sport is returning.
After a long and challenging 12 months it’s a relief to us all that our city will soon be opening again. We’ve missed you!
Schools will soon be opening their doors and welcoming back all pupils since March.
From keeping outbreaks at bay to debunking myths, we recently went behind-the-scenes at Manchester’s test and trace hub to see what we could learn.
Manchester City Centre has more to offer than at first sight, it’s part of what makes the city such a great place to live in and explore. Beside the busy streets and behind the tall buildings, we have some amazing green spaces and squares.
As more lockdown restrictions ease, Manchester City Council’s public health team is appealing to the city to keep on with social distancing – and to remember to avoid shaking hands or other contact greetings.
Wearing a face covering will become mandatory in shops and supermarkets in England from 24 July.
We’ve gradually started to see folk return to Manchester as lockdown has eased, many for the first time in months as bars, restaurants and pubs reopen.
Kind of. It ain’t raining in Manchester this weekend, we’re seeing temperatures of up to 19°, with sunny spells and gentle breezes. That’ll do us.
We’re used to knowing journals as diary entry records– but now Manchester’s public health boss, David Regan, says adding in where you’ve been or who you have come in close contact with, could be crucial to the NHS Test & Trace service.
As lockdown gradually lifts further, it’s more important than ever for people that think they have coronavirus to stay at home and book a test as soon as they can.
We get it – with the government announcing changes to restrictions from this weekend, you might be counting down the minutes until your local opens.
Things aren’t back to normal just yet. But we’re on the road to recovery, gradually working out how we can open up safely and welcome you and our amazing businesses back into the city.