Coronavirus lockdown: What will be open and closed following unprecedented government measure?

Following prime minister Boris Johnson’s announcement of a nationwide lockdown, further details have been revealed of what businesses will and won’t close during the measures.

PUBLISHED: 07:20 24 March 2020 | UPDATED: 11:25 24 March 2020

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The government has revealed a list of what shops will and won't close during the latest lockdown measures Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

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All “non-essential” retail businesses will be shut down from today, along with other facilities such as...
source: Wisbech Standard

2020-03-24 13:29
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