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Remember when: 17 pictures when Northumberland went into lockdown two years ago today

It is two years ago today (March 23) that Northumberland joined the rest of the UK in its first lockdown due to coronavirus.

By Ian Smith
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 7:25 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 7:26 am

Towns and villages were virtually deserted after tougher movement restrictions were introduced to try and limit the spread of coronavirus.

People were instructed to stay at home with no unnecessary journeys or social contact; to only leave home for essential shopping, medication and exercise once a day; and only to travel to work if absolutely necessary.

Here are our pictures of that day from across Northumberland.

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