Town was ‘busy, not rowdy’ on last night before lockdown

Fossgate, minutes after the bars shut for lockdown at 10pm on Wednesday. Photograph: David Dunning
5 Nov 2020 @ 11.08 am
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There were plenty of people making the most of their last chance to eat and drink in York’s bars and restaurants last night (Wednesday, 4 November).

But there haven’t been any reports of trouble in the city centre so far.

This picture was taken by David Dunning minutes after the bars closed at 10pm. If all goes to plan, they should be able to reopen after the end of lockdown on 2 December.

And here’s an eerie shot of the Minster by moonlight soon after most had dispersed…

Photograph: David Dunning