AFTER months of waiting, today the Government are easing further lockdown restrictions imposed due to the pandemic.

Since March 2020, a number of restrictive measures have been in place to stop the spread of the virus.

But now the Government are easing a number of measures in what is being dubbed 'Freedom Day'.

We want to know what you think of the easing of restrictions.

Therefore, here are a number of polls which you can vote on.

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You may also want to know what rule changes are actually even taking place today.

Many will be excited to hear there will no long be restrictions on how many people can meet, or where.

People will no longer be legally obligated to wear a face mask and there will also be an end to the one metre or more social distancing rules.

Restrictions on events, businesses and venues have also been eased.

Nightclubs are be able to reopen with restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings scrapped.

It is the first time since March 2020 that nightclubs in Essex will open their doors again.

Pubs and restaurants also no longer have to solely provide table-service and there is no limit on guests at weddings and funerals.

Larger events such as concerts, theatres or sports matches also no longer have limits.