How are you feeling ahead of April 12 lockdown easing? Fill in our survey

The Greyhound
in Ipswich welcomed back drinkers yesterday. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Outdoor pub gardens will be allowed to reopen under the lockdown easing plans - Credit: Sonya Duncan

More lockdown restrictions are due to be lifted in Suffolk and the rest of England next week - but how are you feeling ahead of the changes on Monday, April 12?

The second step in the government's roadmap out of lockdown is the most significant change yet to the national lockdown which has been in place since January. 

Suffolk covid cases: Latest coronavirus infection rates have been revealed Picture: SARAH LUCY BROW

Shoppers are expected to return to Ipswich and other town centres from Monday - Credit: Archant

Non-essential shops, outdoor attractions and hairdressers can open for the first time this year, while UK holidays are also allowed - albeit only with members of your own household.

Pubs cannot yet open indoors, although outdoor beer gardens can welcome punters.

Prioritising your work out time might seem difficult but it can prove key Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Gyms will be allowed to reopen on April 12, but only for individual exercise - Credit: Archant

Gyms can also welcome members, although people can only exercise on their own or with members of their household.

Stores and venues have been preparing for the big reopening this week, with Primark announcing longer opening hours to give customers more time to shop.

The move is designed to make it easier for shoppers to social distance.

The beach near Southwold Pier

Holidaymakers will be able to visit resorts such as Southwold with members of their own household - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

We would like to know how you are feeling about the latest changes. Will you be going to the pub for a pint in a beer garden? Will you be browsing the shops? Can you not wait for a haircut? Or are you still cautious about taking a step back towards normality?

Tell us what you think in our anonymous and quick survey.

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