Thirsty punters headed out to their local for that all-important first pint, while customers queued up outside their barber or hairdresser for a much-needed trim after weeks of lockdown restrictions. And we were there to capture the action on camera. Check out our picture special from Saturday in Sunderland as you headed to your favourite bar, had your cut and blow dry, and got to grips with the new normal.
In pictures: How Super Saturday unfolded in Sunderland as city's hospitality sector reopened
Saturday, July 4 was a milestone day for hairdressers, pubs and restaurants across England as they reopened to customers for the first time in more than three months.
Saturday, 4th July 2020, 1:46 pm
Saturday, 4th July 2020, 1:48 pm
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