A MUM who broke lockdown to drive 56 miles to the beach for her kid’s birthday today insisted she had actually done nothing incorrect.
Bold Laura McGhee waited her decision to start the excursion from Oldham to Merseyside at the weekend.
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The mum made the trip with her kids as cooped-up Brits flocked to beaches and parks to enjoy the balmy weather condition.
She informed Good Early morning Britain today she “didn’t believe there was any damage” going to the charm area despite the present lockdown limitations.
Laura included: “He’s just 4 so I’m refraining from doing another birthday in lockdown.”
Indicating her kids, she added: “We have actually done it with him, we have actually done it with him, and all he wanted to do was to come to the beach and I didn’t think there was any damage.
” We drove here, we’re not around anyone, all of us go to school together, all of us cohabit. So this is what we have actually done.”
Laura and her household were among lots of people who headed to Formby Beach as the sun came out this weekend.
Police were forced to turn families away after providing several appeals for people not to travel to the charm spot.
Around 20 individuals were also slapped with ₤ 200 fines for breaching Covid laws.
Neighborhood Policing Superintendent Graeme Robson laid into those who broke the guidelines over the weekend.
He stated: “This is completely undesirable and reveals a complete neglect for the government assistance, which remains in location to safeguard not only ourselves however others around us.
” To flagrantly flout the rules in this manner is not just negligent and irresponsible, but can lead to a significant fine, as we have actually seen today.”
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Elsewhere at the weekend, cops established Covid checkpoints to capture lockdown flouters as thousands struck parks and beaches to take in the sun.
Since January 4, Brits have actually not been permitted to leave their house to meet socially with anyone not in their support bubble or family.
On Friday, England’s deputy chief medical officer Teacher Jonathan Van-Tam advised discipline – warning: “Don’t damage it now.”