These were the scenes in Preston last night as locals enjoyed a long overdue print with friends

These were the scenes in Preston on April 12 as locals enjoyed a long overdue pint with friends

After more than three months, people in Preston were allowed to meet up with friends and family for a drink as pubs reopened for outdoor service.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 9:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 8:02 am

From yesterday, non-essential shops, pubs, gyms, hairdressers, cafés and outdoor attractions welcomed customers back as the country took the next step out of lockdown.

And even the temperature dipping into the evening couldn't put people off as they flocked to their local beer garden.

Our photographers were out and about to see how it all went:

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