Hunter residents flock to hairdressers, gyms, cafes, shops as restrictions lift for fully vaccinated on 'freedom day'

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated October 11 2021 - 6:45am, first published 4:00am
That fresh feeling: Emma Johnson said she and her colleagues were happy to be back in the salon on Monday. Picture: Marina Neil

THE wet weather is not dampening the enthusiasm of fully vaccinated Hunter residents to shake off the past two months of lockdown and head to hairdressers, gyms, cafes, shops and to catch up with loved ones.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.