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All Frade Stores are now open for business!

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27th July 2020

All Frade Stores are now open for business. 

Please note that we have limited the number of customers in our stores to six people at any one given time and we are still observing one way systems and the 2 metre ruling. 
We have hand sanitizers and face masks at the entrance to all our stores, we also respectfully ask that visitors observe the government guidelines on the use of masks.  

Where are masks compulsory?

Whilst face masks have already been made compulsory on public transport, they will be required in:

  • Supermarkets
  • Shops - and shopping centres
  • Banks and building societies
  • Transport hubs, including train stations and terminals, airports, ports, bus and coach stations or terminals
  • Post Offices
  • Sandwich shops
  • Takeaways 
  • Beauty salons

Not required: 

  • Restaurants and pubs with table service
  • Hairdressers and treatment salons unless specified by the venue
  • Gyms and leisure centres. 
  • Cinemas, concert halls and theatres
  • Museums
  • Heritage sites
  • Dentists
  • Opticians
  • If you are exempt from wearing a mask (more on this below)

The government guidelines say, 'you should also wear a face covering in other enclosed public spaces where social distancing isn’t possible and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet'.

Who is exempt from wearing a face mask?

According to the official Government guidance, the below groups are not required to wear a mask:

  • A child under the age of 11
  • An employee of the transport operator, when they are acting in the course of their employment
  • A constable or police community support officer acting in the course of their duty
  • An emergency response member of staff, such as a paramedic or fire officer acting in the course of their duty
  • An official such as a border force officer, acting in the course of their duties
  • If you are on board public transport but remain in your own vehicle, such as a car ferry.

Other legitimate exemptions listed include those with a disability or a physical or mental illness, and anyone travelling with a deaf person who relies on lip reading to communicate. 

Wearers are also permitted to remove them if it is necessary to avoid harm or injury, as well as to eat or drink if required, to take medication, or if a police officer or other official requests you to do so. Customers in shops will also be allowed to remove them if they are required to present identification for purchasing alcohol and other age-restricted products. 

If you need more information on how we're keeping you safe we're happy to discuss our safety measures in depth for further peice of mind just give us a call on 01642 608791.

Thank you, to our valuable customers in helping us keep everyone safe.  

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