Lancashire and Merseyside are now both in Tier 3. However, gyms can remain open in Lancashire but not on Merseyside. Having severe restrictions imposed is hard but if you understand the reasons behind decisions, then it's easier to accept them. Can anyone explain to me why the rules in Tier 3 differ? I thought that the idea of the 3 Tiers was to simplify things but I am still confused and bewildered by the inconsistencies.