Meet the covid marshals: Army of workers who will enforce new lockdown rules

Meet the covid marshals: Army of workers who will enforce new lockdown rules, check on pubs and restaurants and issue fines for those flouting social distancing

By Amie Gordon For Mailonline

Published: 11:55 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 12:00 BST, 10 September 2020

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Boris Johnson's new army of Covid marshals are out in force today patrolling the streets and keeping anyone breaking the rules in check. 

If you have been out and about in Cornwall's towns recently you may have come across one of the new street marshals.

The individuals are just a couple of the people present on Cornwall's high streets - since they re-opened post-lockdown - to help people follow guidelines and ensure people are respecting social distancing.

Appointed by local town councils, the marshals are on hand at the busiest times of the day to give friendly help and guidance to those visiting and working in Camborne, Helston, Newquay, Redruth, St Austell, St Ives and Truro.

The new marshals work alongside Cornwall Council's public protection officers who have been giving support and advice to businesses on

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