NEWS ROUNDUP: Mask debate continues & pub granted new licence
Eleanor Roaf, director for public health at Trafford council gave an update to the local authority on Wednesday.
She said: “While we’ve seen a big reduction in our case numbers since the beginning of July, that reduction has now slowed down.
“We’re now starting to see an increase in cases again in Trafford. We’re not seeing a dramatic increase, but it is an increase.”
But the mayor Andy Burnham and Transport for Greater Manchester are unable to enforce the wearing of face coverings on buses, trains or taxis.
A pub that was stripped of its licence for hosting a lockdown party like a ‘prohibition speakeasy’ has been allowed to reopen.
The Billy Goat pub in Mossley opened for a private event for around 30 people on the day that Boris Johnson ordered pubs to close. The pub is now under new management and is allowed to open again
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