Stagger shopping times and exercise away from town centre, plead Oswestry police

By Sue Austin | Oswestry | Coronavirus | Published:

Police in Oswestry have urged people to stagger they times the visit the town centre.

Church Street, Oswestry, on the first day of the new rules

Officers say there was a noticeable increase in the number of those on the streets today.

They said that people had ventured out not only to exercise but also to do their banking and visit the supermarkets and those food shops still open.

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A spokesman said: "The people of Oswestry are doing well remaining indoors, but can we please remind people to take exercise away from town centre and public areas and also to stagger their shopping times.

"The town had way too many people on the streets today and this makes distancing difficult. These are tough times, but we can do this."

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.

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