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by Martin Phillp
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 21.48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

My anxiety has dropped since Boris made his statement about the lockdown. At least I know where I stand and can still pop out briefly for food as long as I don't have the symptoms.
by Martin Phillp
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 19.49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

KFC outlets will gradually close by Wednesday.
by Martin Phillp
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 16.49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

Greggs is closed from tomorrow.
by Martin Phillp
Sun 22 Mar, 2020 21.25
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

McDonalds are closing by 7pm tomorrow.
by Martin Phillp
Sun 22 Mar, 2020 16.48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

HMV, Timpson and Primark are closing after close of business tonight.

Sainsbury's have finally updated the POS and SmartShop to stop bulk buying which resulted in shelves being better stocked on Saturday.
by Martin Phillp
Sat 21 Mar, 2020 02.05
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 8802
Views: 1213598

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

james2001 wrote:
Fri 20 Mar, 2020 14.57
For someone who acts like an authority on television, JKDerry seems to struggle to understand why ITV don't own the TV shows that were made by Thames.
I'd trust his knowledge of tv studios in the UK and Ireland for their size, but that's about all! Otherwise it's a hard slog.
by Martin Phillp
Sat 21 Mar, 2020 02.03
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

I got very anxious and upset yesterday. I need to limit my exposure to the news and social media, which I already do, but even more so now. I completely understand where you're coming from on that one. It's been a hard slog since the Brexit process where being a tv pres enthusiast and a news geek h...
by Martin Phillp
Thu 19 Mar, 2020 15.46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

Sainsbury's haven't updated their POS to stop people buying more than the limit, I saw a woman buy five Carex hand soaps this afternoon.
by Martin Phillp
Wed 18 Mar, 2020 02.10
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

No fruit at all in my large Sainsbury's today, but popped into the Local store and there was plenty of fresh fruit.

Bread, canned food and cleaning products seem to be the universal issue across both types of store.
by Martin Phillp
Tue 17 Mar, 2020 19.02
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1686
Views: 370910

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

WillPS wrote:
Tue 17 Mar, 2020 12.35
All cinemas (it seems) closing in the next 24 hours. Odeon already closed. Cineworld thought to be at risk of defaulting on their loans.
Which would be bad news for Picturehouse, which have rejuvenated old buildings into cinemas, including my area. They close tomorrow until further notice.
by Martin Phillp
Tue 17 Mar, 2020 19.00
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18601

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

All Asda and Tesco stores that open 24 hours will close from midnight to 6am from this evening to allow for replenishment.

Tesco is closed 10pm-6am.