World News – GB – Halloween revelers on the streets of Newcastle

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Posted: 01:47 GMT, October 31, 2020 | Update: 16:51 GMT, October 31, 2020

Revelers from Leeds flocked to the city center last night as they enjoyed one last weekend of freedom before West Yorkshire came under the tightest restrictions on level 3 coronavirus

The revelers were pictured celebrating Halloween early as they gathered in Leeds dressed as brides, pirates and elves before the latest restrictions came into effect on Monday

Others were seen lining up to enter a local Sainsbury’s in town as they purchased drinks to take home

Last night marked the start of the last weekend before West Yorkshire was placed under the strictest Level 3 lockdown, meaning around 11 million people in total will be subject to these restrictions strict

The government has pledged additional financial support of more than £ 3m for the region, which includes Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield and Huddersfield

The revelers were pictured celebrating Halloween early as they gathered in Leeds dressed as brides, pirates and elves ahead of the latest restrictions that will take effect next week

Last night marked the start of the last weekend before West Yorkshire was placed under the strictest Level 3 lockdown, meaning around 11 million people in total will be subject to these restrictions Pictured: Party people in Leeds

Others were seen lining up to enter a Sainsbury store in Leeds city center as they purchased drinks to take home

Residents of West Yorkshire should also avoid leaving or entering the region from midnight on November 1, unless they need it for work, study, family responsibilities or when traveling through

Under the restrictions, pubs and bars will be forced to close unless they serve ‘substantial’ meals, alongside casinos, betting shops and soft play areas

Residents of West Yorkshire should also avoid leaving or entering the region from midnight on November 1, unless they need it to work, study, care for their family or travel through

Judith Blake, head of Leeds City Council, said: ‘We will move to level 3 one minute after midnight

‘This is a very difficult decision for us to make and we recognize the huge economic impact it will have, but the virus is at a stage where we need to take action’

People rushed to bars on the same evening it was revealed Boris Johnson would announce a nationwide lockdown next week

But the potential for tougher restrictions hasn’t stopped revelers from going out drinking and partying on the streets in Halloween costumes

Halloween revelers hit the streets of Newcastle on Friday night as the city remained under level 2 coronavirus restrictions

Drinkers were pictured being pulled over on the streets, while others in disguises and coronavirus masks posed for selfies next to police vehicles

Girls in fancy dress at a party pose for photos in Newcastle the same evening, it was revealed that Boris Johnson will announce a nationwide lockdown next week

Girl in Halloween costume is held by friend and policeman in Newcastle Earlier today, MPs from the North East discussed their entry to Level 3 with a minister, Hartlepool MP Mike Hill said said the Tees Valley region

Drinkers were pictured being pulled over on the streets, while others in disguises and coronavirus masks posed for selfies next to police vehicles

Part of north-east England was heading towards the most stringent level of coronavirus restrictions on Friday

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill said the Tees Valley area, which also includes Darlington, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar, said Level 3 entry discussions took place with a minister on Friday

The Labor MP tweeted: ‘Local leaders are putting together a package for the Tees Valley region

A girl wearing a halo and ballerina skirt stands above two revelers dressed as Super Mario and Luigi and one in a Spiderman costume

A young man pulls out his phone talking to two women in Newcastle on Friday night as police watch in the background

Huge lines for cash machines formed in the streets as revelers filled Newcastle bars before the 10pm curfew on Friday night

Revelers are making the most of a Friday night before Halloween in Newcastle tonight, as the prospect of placing the city under COVID Level 3 measures grows with increasing cases in the North

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill said the Tees Valley area, which also includes Darlington, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar, said Level 3 entry discussions took place with a minister on Friday

MEPs will be informed of the result later today, but we are heading towards level 3 ‘

Mary Lanigan, leader of the Redcar and Cleveland council, speaking on behalf of the councils, said: ‘We have ongoing discussions with the government about its intention to bring the Tees Valley into level three restrictions

« We will continue to put the health and well-being of our residents first, supporting businesses and preserving jobs as we push for the best possible outcome for the Tees Valley’

On Thursday evening, Middlesbrough’s independent mayor-elect Andy Preston said the ability of the NHS to deal with Covid-19 patients ‘was rapidly disappearing’ and a crisis was looming if no action was taken

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures indicating that new cases continue to rise in the wider Northeast region, but at a slower rate than elsewhere in northern England

Large crowds of disguised revelers return home after a night on the town in Newcastle on Friday night

People flocked to bars in the northeastern town on the same evening it was revealed Boris Johnson would announce a nationwide lockdown next week

Two men and three women pose in inmate costumes next to a Northumbrian police vehicle on Friday night in Newcastle

Dr Richard Cree, intensive care consultant at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, posted a blog on the pandemic

‘Don’t get me wrong, we are all more than capable of handling the current workload, but we are concerned about how bad things could be, this Christmas

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures showing that new cases continued to rise in the wider Northeast region, but at a slower rate than elsewhere in northern England

While rates remained high in the North East, the ONS said they have now stabilized and ‘there is now a bigger gap with the other two northern regions’ Yorkshire and the north-west

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