Meridian Economy

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Tonnes of food could be wasted after school & hospitality closures

The wholesale food sector warns tonnes of food could go to waste during the third lockdown because the companies and services that usually buy in bulk are shut.

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Boss shuts garden centre to prevent 'mingling' in lockdown

The owner of a garden centre has shut the site's doors to visits from customers amid fears that people may mix and mingle causing Covid-19 to spread.

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Traders in Sussex face 'fight for survival' with Tier 4 rules in place

Traders in Eastbourne face a 'fight for survival' as Tier 4 rules are introduced across Kent and Sussex.