A drug driver who evaded South Yorkshire Police was stopped by stinger in Spinkhill, near Killamarsh, in the early hours of this morning.
It has also been revealed care home residents will be allowed to hold hands with a regular indoor visitor from March 8 under the Government’s plan to ease lockdown restrictions in England.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out further details on Monday.
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Last updated: Saturday, 20 February, 2021, 15:36
Eleven more Covid deaths recorded in South Yorkshire
A further 11 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in South Yorkshire, the latest daily statistics show.
NHS England data shows four deaths were recorded in Sheffield, one in Doncaster, four in Rotherham and two in Barnsley.
In total, 869 people with coronavirus have now died in Sheffield hospitals, 707 in Doncaster, 546 in Rotherham and 573 in Barnsley.
Royal baby name honours Eugenie’s grandfather Philip and Prince Albert
The newly revealed name of the latest addition to the royal family is likely to attract a lot of interest, a commentator has said.
Baby August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, son of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, is the Queen’s ninth great-grandchild.
Drug driver who evaded South Yorkshire Police stopped by stinger in Derbyshire
The silver Ford Fiesta was eventually brought to a halt in Spinkhill with the driver detained by a police dog and its handler.
He was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, being unfit through drink/drugs and possession of drugs.
Outdoor family gatherings could be allowed within weeks as lockdown eases
Outdoor family reunions could be allowed within weeks while care home residents will be able to hold hands with a loved one again under the Government’s road map for easing coronavirus restrictions.
Downing Street said it wanted to make social contact easier as soon as possible as Prime Minister Boris Johnson spends the weekend finalising plans for relaxing measures in England.
Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace said.
The boy was born at The Portland Hospital in central London on Tuesday February 9.
Care home residents allowed to hold hands with one regular visitor
Care home residents will be allowed to hold hands with a regular indoor visitor from March 8 under the Government’s plan to ease lockdown restrictions in England.
Visitors will be required to take a coronavirus lateral flow test – which gives quick results – before entry and personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn.
Residents will be asked not to hug or kiss their relatives, and guidance for care homes is expected to be published in the next fortnight.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he was “pleased” that it would soon be possible for people to be “carefully and safely reunited with loved ones who live in care homes”.
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