Will trick & treating be banned in Lytham St. Anne’s this year?

Trick or treating has become increasingly popular in Lytham St. Anne’s over the past years. Whilst some truly enjoy this spooky festival – others truly despise this progressively commercialised annual event.  As October is here, and supermarket shelves are now displaying a wealth of Halloween themed items, the big question is should Halloween Trick and Treating be banned this year?

In response to enquiries, the Government has said that it will provide guidance in due course but with local restrictions in place across Lancashire, the local Halloween customs may not go ahead as in previous years. The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that people and businesses will need to comply with regulations that apply nationally and any specific local guidance.

Meanwhile, as the Covid-19 crisis continues, with Trump now testing positive for coronavirus…….

Would you allow your children to pick up sweets from neighbours or from buckets left at doors?

Would you want to open your front doors and hand out sweets or chocolates to strangers?

Meanwhile, in the USA – where Hallowe’en trick and treating is an established annual event, ‘Covid Safe’ devices for delivering sweets have gone viral.

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