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Pictures of Preston’s first weekend of mandatory masks

Posted on - 26th July, 2020 - 2:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Health, Photos, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook

Face coverings are now mandatory for shoppers in Preston and the rest of England, after new coronavirus rules came into effect on Friday (24 July).

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Masks are compulsory in enclosed public spaces including shops, supermarkets, post offices, banks and takeaways.

Children under 11 and those with certain disabilities are exempt. Anyone else not wearing a face covering could be subject to a £100 fine from police.

While the Government says responsibility for wearing a masks lies with individuals, shops can refuse entry and call the police if someone refuses to comply.

Photographer Garry Cook has been out and about in the city centre this weekend capturing what Preston looks like now face coverings are mandatory.

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Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook
People wearing masks in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook
People wearing masks in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook
People wearing masks in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook
People wearing masks in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook



Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook
Shop workers wearing masks in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Inside Rohan in Miller Arcade Pic: Garry Cook
Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook
Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook
Shop workers wearing masks in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Inside Action Records in Church Street Pic: Garry Cook
Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook
Pic: Garry Cook

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