Lockdown in Alnwick.

15 pictures from Alnwick show eerily quiet streets as new lockdown begins

Alnwick resembled a ghost town as new lockdown restrictions came into force.

By Ian Smith
Thursday, 5th November 2020, 4:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th November 2020, 4:24 pm

Pedestrians were few and far between in the town centre where non-essential shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants have been forced to close.

A smattering of essential shops remain open – with some attracting a steady trickle of customers – but the streets were eerily quiet.

It was all in stark contrast to the night before lockdown when a hugely successful late night shopping event was held and the town’s pubs and bars were busy.

Take a look around the town with these 15 pictures.

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