Some of the Northumberland businesses you can't wait to visit from April 12
We asked our readers which businesses across Northumberland they were most excited about visiting when lockdown restrictions ease in line with the Government’s roadmap.
Non-essential shops, alongside personal care premises, such as hairdressers and nail salons, and outdoor hospitality venues will be allowed to reopen from Monday, April 12.
Boris Johnson told a Downing Street press conference on Easter Monday (April 5) that the Government was pushing ahead with the next phase of its plan to ease the national restrictions.
Many businesses across the country have been closed under lockdown restrictions with some offering takeaway services since December.
Northumberland Gazette readers have been sharing their support for local businesses across the city and beyond as they prepare to welcome customers back.
Here are some of your picks, as suggested on our Facebook page.
The Greenhouse, Warkworth
Katie Newsum selected the pub as the place she is most looking forward to visiting.
The Plough, Alnwick
John Parker picked out this venue in Alnwick as his choice once restrictions lift on Monday.
Blades Bondgate Barbers, Alnwick
Stewart Barrett singled out the salon as the place he was most looking forward to visiting.
Bunters Coffee Shop, Hexham
Heather Crawford hailed the cafe in her contribution to the reader call-out
Ash Tan n Gan, The Tanning Lounge, Ashington
Jean Douglas Charlton said the salon was top of her list for a visit.
Anglers Arm, Weldon Bridge
Vickie Summers' pick was The Anglers Arm as the place she was most looking forward to visiting.
Pig in Muck, Alnwick
Marion Cannon chose this pub for her first port of call.
Jolly Fisherman Inn, Craster
Glenn Martin selected his first choice.