Scottish booksellers frustrated over 'vague' April reopening plan

Scottish booksellers frustrated over 'vague' April reopening plan

Some Scottish booksellers have reacted with frustration to Nicola Sturgeon's announcement of an April reopening and are seeking further clarification of exactly when customers can return.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday (23rd February) that, as part of Scotland's route out of lockdown, four people from two households will be able to meet outdoors from 15th March, with school pupils also expected to go back from then.

Stay at home rules are expected to be lifted on 5th April, with retail starting to open up. Sturgeon said this would begin with an extension of the definit...

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