The extent of closures is scary and gives the picture of a future of charity shops and the characterless Opera Lane – a thoroughfare that could be anywhere in the world.
O’Callaghan’s did benefit from our custom after Christmas at the expense of the suburban electrical retailers.
Last Saturday, I was disappointed to see that the lovely soup and sandwiches of Buttercup Café are now in the past. Their tasty breakfast is not to be repeated. My infrequent custom was not enough to keep it trading.
Unless we support city traders, who will be next…..