12 photos from Hartlepool in the week when more lockdown restrictions were lifted

On May 17, lockdown restrictions were eased once again.

Monday, 24th May 2021, 9:26 am

It’s meant people can once again gather indoors within limits and eat and drink inside at restaurants and pubs.

While doubts have been raised over a planned total end of restrictions due in June, many have welcomed a taste of normality, as these pictures in Hartlepool show.

Walkers at Seaton Carew the day after a major easing of lockdown restrictions.

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Alan and Andrea Popplewell and grand daughter Rosie Kestar at Seaton Carew on Tuesday.
Enjoying the view, Vicky Johnston, left, and Tracey Welsh.
Cyclists at the seafront at Seaton Carew on Tuesday, May 18.
Geoff and Julie Edmonds with their granddaughter Elizabeth.
Jan Austin and Anne Knight.
Walking by the waves at Seaton Carew.
Brian and Margaret Hobson of Billingham at Seaton Carew.
Stuart and Kelly Knox of Hartlepool.
Ann Young and Kathryn Dodds.
Cortney Saunders enjoys at cuppa.
Jeff and Allison Cunliffe of Newton Aycliffe.
There's nothing more relaxing than a walk along the beach.