If Manchester's farcical lockdown is any clue, the second wave will hit us all hard . Here are the 10 boroughs of Manchester going into lockdown. Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Monday evening that he was launching a new national lockdown. A plan for national lockdown enforced from Boxing Day was discussed at a top-level government meeting - while Birmingham may be put into Tier 4 before Christmas. According to the Manchester Evening News, widespread Government briefings this morning gave city leaders the impression of an imminent Tier 3 lockdown. For more information on the rules, you can head to the government website here. The latest lockdown rules for Manchester including the city centre, Blackley, Longsight, Levenshulme,Chorlton, Didsbury, Rusholme, Openshaw, Cheetham Hill, Moston and Harpurhey, Don't miss a thing by getting the latest from the Manchester Evening News sent direct to your inbox. He said following a meeting today he "unanimously rejected" the lockdown, adding Greater Manchester would "stand firm". "The Government told us this morning it is unwilling to do that due to the damage it will do to the national economy and yet they are willing to sacrifice jobs and businesses here to try and save them elsewhere. Dancing On Ice's Rufus Hound divides viewers after 'spoiling' show and 'making it political', The actor and comedian pulled off a fun and uplifting performance when the ITV show returned on Sunday night, Asda shoppers astonished after photo of delivery driver goes viral, Shoppers have been floored by the image - which has now been shared thousands of times, 'Four lads in jeans' from viral meme discuss abuse they've received on Good Morning Britain, Speaking on Monday's Good Morning Britain, the four pals discussed the image with Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan, Fresh rules for Home Bargains, B&M, B&Q, Argos and Wilko shoppers, Full list of the latest rules for essential shops in the UK, The mum who has spent thousands on getting tattooed all over her body, "To me, tattoos are a hobby and an art form – why shouldn’t I show them off?”, Outside IT consultants have been drafted in to help fix GMP's troubled £27m computer system iOPS, GMP has been dogged by problems since it introduced its Integrated Operational Policing System (iOPS) in July 2019, some 19 months behind schedule, GMP to get lesson on what they should and shouldn't do with seized fake clothes, says watchdog, The move comes as a 14-month 'fake goods' investigation which initially resulted in 23 officers being put on restricted duties continues, Emily Jones case to be reviewed by NHS England - as dad pleads 'don't let another child die like my daughter', An internal review concluded that the attack could not have been foreseen, Major road in Oldham closed after a serious crash between car and motorbike, Ashton Road in Oldham is closed between the junctions of Hollins Road and Hathershaw Lane, 'A different response may have led to a different outcome' for two of the 22 who lost their lives in Arena bombing. When they spoke with Ed Lister, a Downing Street advisor, at 10am, he said ministers had not committed to making an "imminent decision or announcement" in the House of Commons today. A number of businesses must close: non-essential retail, hospitality venues, accommodation, leisure and sports facilities, entertainment venues, animal attractions, indoor attractions, personal care facilities, community centres and halls, outdoor sports venues. Is Manchester in a Tier 3 lockdown? A move to make Greater Manchester the second region in England to enter strict Tier 3 lockdown restrictions, provoked an extraordinary backlash from local leaders. Funerals can be attended by a maximum of 30 people. "We are fighting back for fairness and for the health of our people in the broadest sense.". From … It's the third time national measures have been imposed by Boris Johnson in 10 months. Bar workers in Manchester prepare today for the city to go into a tier three lockdown from 0.01am on Friday A pedestrian walks past an escape room in Manchester today before the area goes into … MPs and city officials across the region have complained about a lack of clear national leadership recently, as they often get wind of incoming restrictions via the news. "Can they please listen to common sense and think again?”. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Boris Johnson is reportedly set to ignore a ministerial rebellion by plunging Greater Manchester into a tier three lockdown today. ", DON'T MISSSadiq Khan admits COVID tier two 'exit strategy' already being made - VIDEONew lockdown rules: What are the new lockdown rules in Essex, London - ANALYSISNothing more dangerous than MPs who think they know what they're doing - COMMENT, "We aren’t going to be pushed around any more.”. Greater Manchester will follow Lancashire in being placed in Tier 2 while Liverpool will be put in Tier 3.