In pictures: Sheffield life captured on 'Freedom Day' as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Today has marked the end of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions and the rest of the country – and has been termed ‘Freedom Day.’

Monday, 19th July 2021, 7:46 pm
19 July 2021 which has been dubbed 'Freedom Day' - Adam Inns co-owner of Two Thirds is giving away 50 pints of beer. Picture Scott Merrylees

Our photographer Scott Merrylees captured life in the city on the historic occasion.

People enjoy a drink at The Forum in Sheffield. Picture Scott Merrylees
19 July 2021 which has been dubbed 'Freedom Day' - in Sheffield. Picture Scott Merrylees
19 July 2021 which has been dubbed 'Freedom Day' - in Sheffield. Picture Scott Merrylees
Bus users could choose whether to wear face masks or note from Monday