NEWS ROUNDUP: Covid deaths & River of Light
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Deaths from Covid-19 fell to their lowest point this year in the Liverpool City Region during the last full week of February, new figures have shown. The week up to February 26 saw 73 deaths from the virus across the city region, down from 114 in the previous week according to data from the Office for National Statistics released on Tuesday.
Sefton council has dolled out almost £43,000 worth of fines over new dog rules and restrictions. In July 2017, the council introduced new rules which added a range of limitations to dog walkers, including banning their pets from enclosed play areas and requiring them to be kept on leads in areas such as roads, footpaths, cemeteries and picnic areas.
An outdoor illuminated art gallery is set to take over Liverpool's world-famous waterfront. For 14 nights from Tuesday 23 March to Monday 5 April the city's residents can experience the River of Light Trail, which will showcase the work of leading local, national and international artists.
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