Dobbies: Garden Centre to reopen stores across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife

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Garden Centre chain has announced that it will be reopening its stores in Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Livingston.

The Scottish Government announced that coronavirus restrictions will be cautiously loosened, allowing for garden centres to reopen.

Dobbies has said that its stores in Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Livingston will be open on Monday, April 5.

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The restaurants and soft plays will remain temporarily closed.

Graeme Jenkins, chief executive of Dobbies, said: “We welcome this updated guidance from the Scottish Government, enabling us to reopen our stores across the Lothians and Fife. The safety of our team members and customers remains Dobbies’ number one priority.

“Spring is the time when people want to get back out into their gardens, and with proven health and wellbeing benefits, reopening in Scotland is a positive development.”

The stores will be open from 9am to 6pm from Monday to Sunday with social distancing in place throughout the shop along with hand sanitising and trolley cleaning stations.

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