SAUSAGE roll fans and lovers of steak bakes can still get their Greggs fix during lockdown. The high street bakery chain remains open and you can get your snacks and treats in store or via delivery. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates On Monday, April 12, restaurants, pubs and cafes are then allowed to welcome back customers for outdoor dining . And from May 17, foodies will be allowed to eat inside restaurants for the first time in months. You're only ever a four minute walk from a Greggs when in a town centre - here's what you need to know if you're popping in during lockdown, from rules in place to delivery options. Is Greggs open? Greggs branches remain open during the latest lockdown. Hospitality venues must close under lockdown rules but they are still allowed to serve takeaway food and non-alcoholic drinks. That means you can pop in to pick up a pasty, you just can't eat it in store. Seating areas and … [Read more...] about What time does Greggs open today? Delivery and click and collect advice
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The EU plans to have them by the end of summer to allow in-bloc travel. The US has ruled them out on a federal level. And in Israel, vaccinated people are already using an app to enter gyms, pools and cultural venues. So-called vaccine passports have been hotly debated around the world. These certificates proving one has been immunized against COVID-19 are designed to grant safe access to certain businesses and international travel. While critics fear segregation between vaccinated people and those who can't or won't get jabbed, many supporters point out that showing proof of immunization is already quite common, especially for travelers and migrants. In Israel, vaccinated people can attend cultural events with the so-called Green Pass. No vaccine? No immigration for some When former US representative Justin Amish tweeted that it was "dystopian" to carry around health records, and American media personality and physician Dr. Drew Pinsky asked what people's … [Read more...] about Are vaccine passports really that new?
FROM tomorrow I can take part in my favourite hobby once again . . . charity shopping. I consider myself a pro and think of rail-raiding as a sport. Find some great bargains this week with these tips. ALWAYS ASK: I can only imagine how stuffed the stock rooms are at the moment. I chatted to some insiders who told me that some incredible items have been donated over the past year — and we should expect shelves to be brimming with top-brand bargains. One of the best things about charity shops is often the friendly volunteers who are around to lend a helping hand. This week, get to know them. Always talk to the staff and mention if you are after something specific. Suggest leaving your name and number in case something you are really after comes in. UPCYCLE IT: Charity shops may sell items that aren’t exactly what you want but have great potential to be transformed into something amazing. You just have to use your imagination and think outside the … [Read more...] about Hit the charity shops to find great bargains when they open again next week
THE first sip of a draught pint is what everyone is waiting for on Monday when pubs finally reopen. It’s been four long months since they closed to help fight coronavirus under lockdown restrictions but they are finally set to reopen on April 12. The Sun was given an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how the experience might be a little different with outside-only service. We went to the Fox on the Hill Wetherspoons in Denmark Hill, London, to see what it will be like. Wetherspoons is opening up almost 400 pubs with outside areas in England and Wales on April 12 . These include beer gardens, rooftop seating areas and patios. Some pubs, like the one we visited, have even taken over space in the car park to create extra seating space for punters. Its garden has 810 seats making it one of the biggest Wetherspoon pub gardens. New test and trace rules mean everyone has to sign in when they arrive. You can either use the NHS Covid app or the Wetherspoons’ a paper … [Read more...] about First-look at Wetherspoons’ beer garden with table service and early last orders from Monday
WETHERSPOONS has unveiled its new reduced menu ahead of pubs reopening in April - and we can now reveal the full list of missing meals. Curries, mixed grills and steaks are all off the menu when 'Spoons opens 394 of its pub gardens , terraces and rooftops across the country from April 12. Pub grub normally varies by Wetherspoons branch but all of them will be running the reduced list of meals when they open again to allow staff to socially distance. In total, we've clocked at least 44 meals the pub chain has axed from its usual offering. This includes most of the pub’s breakfast options, two of the chicken burgers usually on offer and all the curries and grill items. A number of pub classics have been scrapped too, including their steak and kidney pie and all day brunches. All of the items missing from Wetherspoons menu: WHAT'S on offer on the full menu at Wetherspoons varies by pub, but here are 44 items we've spotted that are missing: Breakfast … [Read more...] about We reveal 44 items missing from the Wetherspoons menu when pubs reopen in April