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Corona virus blues

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MissAdventure Fri 17-Apr-20 22:57:20

The lockdown has had consequences for businesses.

The local paper shop has folded, for one, whilst a bathroom fitter has stated that business has gone down the pan.

Any you've heard of?

BlueBelle Fri 17-Apr-20 23:14:47

Hairdresser just had the chop and the fishmonger lost his ‘place’

tanith Fri 17-Apr-20 23:16:35

My GSs small decorating business is hanging by a thread just him, his young brother and friend he’s worked so hard to get up and running just hoping he can hang on till he can resume jobs he’s already secured but of course can’t work on.

tanith Fri 17-Apr-20 23:17:10

Sorry I just got the puns 🤣🤣

BlueBelle Fri 17-Apr-20 23:47:53

Our local butcher lost his ‘steak’ in the business

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:15:43

Men's trouser shops have had to tighten their belts.

Kalu Sat 18-Apr-20 00:21:44

Gardeners are having to make so many cuts.

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:24:37

Stage musicals have also been affected, although they don't make a song and dance about it.

Kalu Sat 18-Apr-20 00:32:16

Gunmakers told to stop production and they have been up in arms since they heard the news

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:32:34


MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:37:02

Tent makers have got in a flap.

Feelingmyage55 Sat 18-Apr-20 00:38:16

The baker has had his fingers burnt.

Kalu Sat 18-Apr-20 00:39:29

Not surprised our local joiner is going out of business. He was never known to be the sharpest tool in the box

Feelingmyage55 Sat 18-Apr-20 00:40:00

The hairdresser has had to cut back.

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:43:39

Trapeze artists are flying by the seat of their pants.

Kalu Sat 18-Apr-20 00:44:12

Not surprised Bluebelle. Just heard another fishmonger has gone out of business. Poor man hasn’t had a sole in the shop for weeks.

Kalu Sat 18-Apr-20 00:45:12

Sewing factory is hanging on by a thread.

Kalu Sat 18-Apr-20 00:47:29

Laundrettes reporting the last few weeks have been a washout.

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:48:37

You're on a roll, Kalu smile

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:52:46

I heard the local hypnotherapist has gone under.

May7 Sat 18-Apr-20 00:53:05

Local lingerie shop has gone t*ts up

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:55:22

Yes, I heard the bottom has fallen out of lingerie.

May7 Sat 18-Apr-20 00:56:46

They just couldnt be arsed opening any more

MissAdventure Sat 18-Apr-20 00:57:08


Kalu Sat 18-Apr-20 00:57:16

😂. Great thread MissAdventure👍

Rolls Royce have had lost half of their business and will now be known as Rolls 😁