There was much to celebrate on Friday night and across the weekend with the announcement on Thursday of the end of lockdown.

Patrons marked the reopening of pubs and clubs with friends and families gathering once again to enjoy dining out and celebratory drinks together.

The pandemic has resulted in restrictions and shutdowns in recent months, particularly across NSW and Victoria.

The easing of restrictions and reopening of businesses bodes well for residents and business owners across the Narrabri Shire, who are hopeful of a more promising forecast of normalcy in the weeks leading up to Christmas.

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