January 31, 2020 4.57 pm This story is over

A day in history: Lincoln on Brexit Day 2020

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Flags were flying in a damp Lincoln on Brexit Day as the UK prepared to formally leave the EU on January 31, 2020.

The day marks the official departure date for the UK to begin leaving the EU and start of a transitional period, allowing businesses and government to prepare the post-Brexit arrangements. It will also mark the start of negotiations over trade with the EU.

Lincolnshire County Council flew a number of flags from its buildings in order to mark ‘Brexit Day’ and the people of Lincoln gave their views to The Lincolnite on how they feel about all things Brexit.

The Lincolnite photographer Steve Smailes went onto the streets of Lincoln to capture the mood in the city on a day to be remembered.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Brexit Day in Lincoln. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

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