The last stores at troubled furniture chain Paul Simon are to close in the South over the next month. Administrators say stores in Aylesbury, Aylesford, Fareham, Farnborough, Southampton and Swindon are among the final 22 shutting down, once stock has been sold in clearance sales.
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Self-employed workers across the south will be given support from the government during the coronavirus pandemic.
The charity is asking DIY stores, builders' merchants, vets, tattoo parlours and beauty salons to donate stock to protect frontline staff.
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