Coronavirus: England enjoys lockdown easing

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Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas in England are reopening after three months of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Businesses must adhere to strict safety measures and social distancing rules.

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image captionCustomers have their hair washed as staff wear visors at The Salon Leeds

Other places now allowed to reopen in England include:

  • Outdoor gyms, children's playgrounds and other outdoor spaces
  • Libraries, community centres, bingo halls, cinemas, museums and galleries
  • Funfairs and theme parks, amusement arcades, outdoor skating rinks, social clubs and model villages
  • Places of worship can open for prayers and services, including weddings with up to 30 guests
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image captionA customer shows off her jewelled David Bowie face covering at Tusk Hair stylists in Camden, London, just after midnight on 4 July
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image captionIs that a smile? People's faces are covered as they enjoy The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers
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image captionMen queue to enter a Barbers in Ashford, Kent
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image captionPatrons enjoy a socially-distanced pint in a pub in Humber Street, Hull
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image captionJennifer Wilson (left) and Louise Arnold are believed to be the first couple to marry after restrictions eased. They tied the knot at Runcorn Town Hall Registry Office in Halton
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image captionThe happy couple share a kiss as they married at one minute past midnight
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image captionReceptionist and beautician Sharde Laing Cummings takes a reservation at Haks Oscar barber in Chelsea, London
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image captionA patron has his first drink at the reopening The Toll Gate pub in Hornsey, north London
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image captionA customer at Alton Towers has her temperature checked before she enters the theme park in Staffordshire
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image captionThe newly married Mr and Mrs Bone, Lucy and James, pose after their wedding at St Michael and all Angels Church in Ingram, Northumberland
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image captionPhilip Tilly gets to work at his barber shop, Mr Tilly's, in Newcastle upon Tyne
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image captionThe wedding of Tom Hall and Heather McLaren at St George's Church, Leeds
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image captionBar staff prepare for customers at the Rochester Castle pub in Stoke Newington, North London
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image captionFilm-goers at the Showcase Cinema in Bluewater, Kent, enjoy a movie in socially-distanced seats
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image captionLandlady Katy Boulter serves a pint to the national chairman of Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), Nik Antona, at his local pub, the Royal Oak in Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire
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image captionOwner Carole Rickaby cuts a customer's hair at Tusk Hair stylists
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image captionVisitors look around the reopened Yorkshire Air Museum in Elvington
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image captionThe first breakfasts are served to customers at the reopening of The Old Stables Restaurant at Allerton Manor Golf Club, Liverpool
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image captionStreet artists perform for costumers outside the Golden Lion pub in Todmorden, West Yorkshire

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