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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It will be another day of frequent sunny spells, brisk winds, and isolated showers.
Friday will remain cold in the breeze with a mixture of sunny spells and isolated showers.
Outbreaks of rain, sleet and some hill snow are forecast across the region through Saturday morning.