Drinkers make the most of Tier 2 rules as they head to bars and pubs

Getting in the Christmas spirit! Drinkers in York make the most of Tier 2 rules as they head to bars and pubs despite freezing temperatures

  • Drinkers flocked to pubs. bars and restaurants as they continued their festive celebrations in the Roman city
  • Women smiled for photographs and one showed off her flexibility by raising her leg above her head in a pub
  • Meanwhile tension flared as two men were seen scrapping, with a man on a mobile trying to pull them apart
  • The party continued yesterday despite plummeting temperatures in the north, with areas waking up to snow
  • York even saw some flooding, with one picture showing a sign for Plonkers Wine Bar submerged after storm

Revellers made the most of Tier 2 restrictions by partying in York last night despite plummeting temperatures and flooding.

Drinkers flocked to pubs, bars and restaurants as they continued their festive celebrations in the historic Roman city.

Women smiled for photographs and one showed off her flexibility by raising her right leg above her head in an eatery.

Meanwhile tension flared on the streets as two men were seen scrapping, with a man on a mobile trying to separate them.

The party continued despite plummeting temperatures in the north, with some areas waking up to a blanket of snow.

York even saw some flooding, with one picture showing a sign for Plonkers Wine Bar submerged after a deluge from Storm Bella.

Revellers made the most of Tier 2 restrictions by partying in York last night despite plummeting temperatures and flooding

Women smiled for photographs and one showed off her flexibility by raising her right leg above her head in an eatery

Meanwhile tension flared on the streets as two men were seen scrapping, with a man on a mobile trying to separate them

Drinkers flocked to pubs. bars and restaurants as they continued their festive celebrations in the historic Roman city

In places spared Tier 4 restrictions, revellers enjoyed a bit of normality and headed to venues which are allowed to remain open under the current regulations. Pictured: York last night

In places spared Tier 4 restrictions, revellers enjoyed a bit of normality and headed to venues which are allowed to remain open under the current regulations.

Under Tier 2, people are allowed to meet indoors, including public venues, with members of the same household or people inside a support bubble.

Outdoors, you can meet family and friends who you do not live with in groups no larger than six.

Venues such as restaurants and pubs, which are allowed to stay open under Tier 2, must use Covid-secure measures and follow Government guidelines.

Under Tier 2, people are allowed to meet indoors, including public venues, with members of the same household or people inside a support bubble. Pictured: York last night

Outdoors, you can meet family and friends who you do not live with in groups no larger than six. Pictured: Men scrapping in York last night

Venues such as restaurants and pubs, which are allowed to stay open under Tier 2, must use Covid-secure measures and follow Government guidelines. Pictured: York last night

One of the men pulls the other away from the man who was on his mobile phone following the scrap in York on Sunday night

Drinkers headed out despite plunging temperatures and some flooding in York, with the Plonkers Wine Bar sign pictured here submerged

Under Tier 4 restrictions, which affects areas including London, parts of Essex and Peterborough, pubs and restaurants as well as all non-essential shops must close.

The rules also state you cannot leave or be outside of your home unless you have what the Government deems a specific purpose, or a ‘reasonable excuse’.

These reasons include essential activities such as food shopping and exercise, childcare arrangements or going to work.

More than 40 per cent of England is settling in for lockdown conditions after a further six million people were placed under Tier 4 restrictions on Boxing Day.

Under Tier 4 restrictions, which affects areas including London, parts of Essex and Peterborough, pubs and restaurants as well as all non-essential shops must close. Pictured: York last night

The rules in Tier 4 also state you cannot leave or be outside of your home unless you have what the Government deems a specific purpose, or a ‘reasonable excuse’. Pictured: York last night

More than 40 per cent of England is settling in for lockdown conditions after a further six million people were placed under Tier 4 restrictions on Boxing Day. Pictured: York last night

Areas moved into the highest Covid alert level were: Sussex, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, those parts of Essex not yet in Tier 4, Waverley in Surrey and Hampshire – including Portsmouth and Southampton but with the exception of the New Forest. Pictured: York last night

Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset including the North Somerset council area, Swindon, the Isle of Wight, the New Forest and Northamptonshire as well as Cheshire and Warrington will all be escalated to Tier 3. Pictured: York last night

Areas moved into the highest Covid alert level were: Sussex, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, those parts of Essex not yet in Tier 4, Waverley in Surrey and Hampshire – including Portsmouth and Southampton but with the exception of the New Forest. 

Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset including the North Somerset council area, Swindon, the Isle of Wight, the New Forest and Northamptonshire as well as Cheshire and Warrington will all be escalated to Tier 3.

Cornwall and Herefordshire move from Tier 1 to Tier 2. The changes meant 24million people were plunged into Tier 4, or 43 per cent of the population of England.

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