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National Butchers' week

This week is National Butchers' Week and the theme will be the increase in shoppers turning to the tradional local Butcher after the horesmeat scare.

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A rise in number of women butchers

As part of National Butchers Week ITV News Central has been talking to staff at Walter Smith butchers. They have 17 stores across the region.

They are reporting a significant increase in the number of customers coming into their stores, which they attribute to the horsemeat scandal.

Women butchers are now also a key part of their business.

Teressa Malsbury explains that women butchers are more involved now than they ever were before.

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