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Shoppers queue at Primark in Highland capital as retail outlets reopen following Covid-19 lockdown


By Ian Duncan

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A socially distanced queue formed outside the Inverness branch of Primark ahead of its reopening earlirt today with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.

Starting at the main entrance of the shop it stretched back past Church Street, opposite the Town House, as non-essential shops were able to open for the first time since the start of the coronavirus lockdown.

The queue saw shoppers socially distanced along the High Street and into Church Street.
The queue saw shoppers socially distanced along the High Street and into Church Street.

Queues formed outside the Inverness branch of Primark ahead of its reopening today.

A number of shoppers were also following advice to wear face coverings.
A number of shoppers were also following advice to wear face coverings.

Mike Smith, the manager of Inverness BID, said it was very orderly and there were around 25 people waiting for the doors opening at 8.15am.

He said customers were spending their money as, when they left the store, they were each carrying two or three bags filled with goods. He added: "It is a gradual but pleasant start for customers and shops getting back in business.":


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