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Coronavirus: ‘No socialising’ rules in parts of North West

Coronavirus: ‘No socialising’ rules in parts of North West

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Residents in Oldham and parts of Blackburn and Pendle can no longer socialise with other households under new measures introduced to stem the spread of coronavirus. The new rules came into place at midnight after a rise in cases. Workplaces, childcare facilities and businesses, including pubs and restaurants, will remain open.Oldham Council said it had more enforcement capacity to take action against people breaking the rules.Leader Sean Fielding said the council had closed at least one pub since Friday. Since July, the government has been introducing extra restrictions in parts of northern England after a spike in coronavirus cases.The extra measures announced on Frid...