"This why the government need to bring the Army": Your reaction to our story of people ignoring 'Stay at Home' advice

As Preston sun seekers blatantly flouted government advice, Lancashire's Chief Constable warned of arrests

Saturday, 28th March 2020, 8:37 am

Residents have voiced outrage after Prestonians continued to defy the Government's lockdown instructions.

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This why the government need to bring the Army in to assist the Police as there isn't enough of them. This is serious people are dying and it's not being taken seriously I live in Morecambe and the prom is full of people treating it like a bank holiday

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Judy Phelps

This is so wrong, we are doing our bit, staying home, i walk my dog once a day, not shopped for days, its not right! they should respect our Prime Ministers orders!!

Lizzie Holden

I walked near Preston dock today and saw young people in groups of three or more, who clearly weren’t from the same household and weren’t respecting social distance rules.

Deborah Louise

Yeah, I'm one of them, I'm going daily for a half hour sunbath or to exercise :) The weather is great, I can't miss smth like this. And yes, it's an essential activity for my mental health and anyway I'm keeping a safe distance

Adrian Diskin

Need to stop the "daily exercise" allowance because that's being abused. OK if you have a dog or something that needs to walk, but jogging or walk in park isn't a necessity

Mick Almond

Funny how many people are saying "while I was out on my daily exercise" and in the same comment complaining that they saw other people DOING THE SAME THING!! Exercise takes many forms and use of parks has been approved so don't be surprised that you will see other people. If you don't like it YOU STAY AT HOME instead of demonising others for doing exactly what you are doing.

Matt Howard

I've been out and about to and from work . I've seen carloads of lads driving round and groups of lads around Plungy . There were a load playing basketball on Brook St this aft. I've seen less police (none) this week and tbh I'm surprised . No football , no pubs , little traffic I expected to see police out and about

Jamie Boxall

Took a walk to town the other day, touched nothing, stayed away from everyone, not that there were many out. Up Deepdale Road, Church Street, Lancaster Road, North Road, Blackpool Road, a little bit breathless whilst doing it, heart rate raised, slight sweat on.

Just what my cardiac nurse advised me to do.

Stephen Abbott

Any teenagers congregating in groups shud be given 12 months national service when this is over with & parents given @ least a £1,000 pound fine

Simon John Minshall

Stop the plantpots from receiving NHS help when they become infected !

Dave Miller Adi

Because the country is run by snowflakes!!

Lee Scott

The longer they don't listen, the more people get sick, possible more deaths, the longer it takes to go back to normal

Julie Allan

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