Shop local shop safe

How to stay safe and support local businesses now that restrictions on what shops can open have been lifted.

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Most shops and other non-essential businesses are now open again and from 1 August most remaining leisure settings can start to trade. This includes bowling alleys, ice skating rinks and casinos. Remaining close-contact beauty treatments will also be able to resume. Night clubs and soft play areas, though will remain closed.


How to stay safe while out shopping, where to park and getting further updates as new businesses open up
Which businesses can open, when you can open and how to work safely
BEST Growth Hub and FSB are hosting a series of webinars specifically for retail businesses
Information about the government's plan for reopening retail businesses