Students in Nottingham were filmed crowding outside bars just hours before the city implements Tier 3 restrictions.
The gathering took place on St James Street, in Nottingham City Centre, which has a number of pubs and bars, some of which are prominent student bars.
The Government announced the city would be placed into the “very high” bracket from Friday at 12.01am – with rules coming into place such as a ban on buying alcohol from shops after 9pm. Nottinghamshire Police had issued a warning earlier on Thursday that they would have “no hesitation” in fining people deliberately flouting the rules.
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