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Daily Archives: July 10, 2020

Angler fined for travelling 100 miles for fishing trip amid lockdown

Police have fined a Wolverhampton angler who travelled 110 miles for a fishing trip amid the coronavirus lockdown. Cambridge Police issued the fixed-penalty notice to the Covid-19 flouter after they were spotted at a lake at Mepal Outdoor Centre on Saturday, April 25. Two others – from Lowestoft, Northants – were also slapped with a fine at the same time, …

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Derbyshire MP calls for golf and fishing to be allowed once lockdown is relaxed

A Derbyshire MP has called for restrictions on non-contact sports to be lifted when the UK’s lockdown is relaxed. Pauline Latham, who represents Mid Derbyshire, believes people should be able to play golf and go fishing, as long as they comply with social distancing rules. The Conservative politician added bowls and tennis should also be allowed to return, as it …

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