Liverpool news It's 'a big no' to a local lockdown from the people of Formby PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he "is not ruling out" local restrictions so we took to the streets to see what people thought
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Surge testing got underway in Formby this morning, after the council confirmed that it has located the India variant locally. Large queues of cars were seen at a testing site at Deansgate Lane Park in the village. The area seen a rapid increase in cases and has been highlighted as one of the regions where the Indian variant is proving particularly concerning. With Prime Minister Boris Johnson "not ruling out" the possibility of local lockdowns, the ECHO took to the streets of Formby to find out how people living there feel about the notion. There was a mixed response, though many people were against the idea. One new mum told the ECHO : "No, sorry. Not doing it. I had my baby in lockdown, I've already missed out on so much, we finally have baby classes booked for next week. No way." Nicola Clarke simply said: "No way." We asked people living in Formby how they feel about the idea of local lockdowns, after the Prime Minister said he 'couldn't rule them out' Jay Whittaker said: "Not for me, I'd rather we just get everyone vaccinated and crack on." Matthew Mellor said: "No, I've had enough of them now.
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." Kathy Briggs said: "It's a big no from me, the elderly and vulnerable have been vaccinated." Colette Heron said: "No, and I can’t see it happening anytime soon, cases maybe going up but it’s the hospital figures and strain on the NHS that usually decide on lockdowns."
Others questioned the need for a local lockdown. Ann Dumbleton said: "If they did have local lockdown everyone not in lockdown from outside the area would be on Formby beach or Southport pier so don't see any point."
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Julie Kirwin said: "I would hope it wouldn't come to that, I think it would be wrong to do so while the hospitals are fairly Covid-free, or have low cases." And others were in favour of one, if needed.
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Hilda Miller said: "I have had both my jabs, so I am as safe as I can be, but it's not just about me. We have to do what we have to do for everyone." June Bellis said: "I think what is best for the whole community is the way to go. Individual considerations are not important in a crisis."
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