Robert Jones is the Director of Walter Smiths butchers. They have 17 shops across the region.
He says that the recent horsemeat scandal has driven more customers into his shops and that people have now been made aware of the benefits of a local butcher.
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Cloudy at first with outbreaks of rain, sleet and hill snow possible.
Remaining cold with bright spells and further scattered rain and sleet showers, with snow becoming increasingly restricted to hills.
Cold, with some wintry showers at first, but with any snow becoming confined to the hills.