Flashpoints of mass gatherings have appeared across England

Leeds

1

2

3

Sheffield

Norwich

Birmingham

4

5

Oxford

8

7

6

Exeter

9

1. Formby

Thursday 25 June - Police stopped cars, confiscated alcohol and broke up large gatherings as people flocked to Formby, Crosby, and Ainsdale beaches

 

2 Daisy Nook country park, Failsworth

Saturday 13 June - a 20-year-old man died of a suspected overdose after collapsing while leaving the ‘quarantine’ rave

 

3. Carrington, Greater Manchester

Saturday 13 June - three people were stabbed and a woman allegedly raped as 2,000 people attended a rave at a remote site off Common Lane

 

4. Notting Hill

Thursday 25 June - objects were thrown at police as violence broke out at a large gathering of people in Colville Gardens

 

5. Southend

Thursday 25 June - council leader Ian Gilbert warned of antisocial behaviour and littering as people flocked to the beach during the heatwave

 

6. Streatham Common

Thursday 25 June - unlicensed music event on Streatham Common. Police broke up a party taking place on parkland on Thursday evening. Large numbers of people were in attendance but dispersed without any violence reported

 

7. Brixton

Wednesday 24 June - police were called to a ‘large unlicensed music event’ in Overton Road. Police vehicles were attacked and officers chased during skirmishes with a large crowd. Four people were arrested and 22 police officers injured

 

8. Bournemouth beach

Thursday 25 June - the beach was inundated with tens of thousands of visitors as temperatures soared. The local authority declared a major incident

 

9. Poole

Thursday 25 June - The car park for Sandbanks beach was closed after the local council declared a ‘major incident’

 

Formby

Thursday 25 June - Police stopped cars, confiscated alcohol and broke up large gatherings as people flocked to Formby, Crosby, and Ainsdale beaches

Daisy Nook country park, Failsworth

Saturday 13 June - a 20-year-old man died of a suspected overdose after collapsing while leaving the ‘quarantine’ rave

Carrington, Greater Manchester

Saturday 13 June - three people were stabbed and a woman allegedly raped as 2,000 people attended a rave at a remote site off Common Lane

Streatham Common

Thursday 25 June - unlicensed music event on Streatham Common. Police broke up a party taking place on parkland on Thursday evening. Large numbers of people were in attendance but dispersed without any violence reported

Birmingham

Notting Hill

Thursday 25 June - objects were thrown at police as violence broke out at a large gathering of people in Colville Gardens

Southend

Thursday 25 June - council leader Ian Gilbert warned of antisocial behaviour and littering as people flocked to the beach during the heatwave

Poole

Thursday 25 June - The car park for Sandbanks beach was closed after the local council declared a ‘major incident’

Bournemouth beach

Thursday 25 June - the beach was inundated with tens of thousands of visitors as temperatures soared. The local authority declared a major incident

Brixton

Wednesday 24 June - police were called to a ‘large unlicensed music event’ in Overton Road. Police vehicles were attacked and officers chased during skirmishes with a large crowd. Four people were arrested and 22 police officers injured