OFFICERS have been pictured confiscating alcohol from Easter revellers in the West End. 

Crowds of people have flocked to Kelvingrove Park to bask in the Easter Weekend sunshine. 

Police have been spotted patrolling the area, where youths have gathered to enjoy the warm temperatures. 

It comes as the "stay at home" coronavirus rule shifted to "stay local" today after three months. 

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It means that people can legally leave their homes for non-essential purposes but are advised to only remain within their loc

Earlier this week, changes were rolled-out at the beauty spot to crackdown on alchol misuse within the public space. 

Glasgow City Council has teamed up with Police Scotland to enforce the changes, which aim to curb levels of anti-social behaviour seen at the park in recent weeks.  

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To help manage the open space more effectively on days when large numbers are anticipated, officers will be stationed at park entrances with the primary aim of preventing alcohol from being brought into public space.

Scotland's Chief Medical Officer, Dr Gregor Smith, earlier warned Scots that large gatherings over Easter weekend could reverse progress in suppressing coronavirus. 

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Dr Smith pleaded with the public to avoid large crowds as Covid progress remains "fragile". 

He reminded Scots that rising case numbers elsewhere in Europe shows the virus situation in Scotland could change quickly. 

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“Let me speak directly about the Easter weekend, which is coinciding directly with some easing of restrictions.

“There will be a huge temptation to make the most of it, particularly if we’re blessed with some nice weather.

“However, with that comes a real risk to all the good progress we’ve made over the last few months.

“We can see by looking at Europe and other parts of the world how fragile our own position is.

“It remains imperative that we abide by the rules, we stay local and we look after each other”, he said.