Staff at Newton's Butchers are working overtime to keep up with the public's demand for meat.
As the COVID-19 pandemic sees many people prepare for the possible shutdown of all non-essential services, owner David Newton said his business has been bustling for almost two weeks with no let up in sight.
"We've seen a fourfold increase in purchases in the past 10 days. We're working 16 hour days to keep up with the demand," he said.
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"It seems people are bulk buying as best as they can.
"Sausages and minced meats are the most popular, but to be honest people are just buying anything we can get out there."
Mr Newton said the butchers has been forced to close its doors during business hours after all goods were sold out.
"We've shut up three times while we wait for the delivery truck to bring us more meat."
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