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Is Norwich finally being unmasked?

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22.09.2021

The tide appears to be turning with city shoppers choosing to ditch their masks instead of wearing them.

After the rules changed on July 19 people out and about in Norwich appeared to be taking a cautious approach to unmasking with many people continuing to cover their faces.

But two months on it appears the balance is gradually tipping the other way.

People out and about shopping in Norwich with and without masks. Byline: Sonya Duncan - Credit: Sonya Duncan

A straw poll of 100 shoppers coming out of a bustling Primark on Gentleman's Walk saw a 60:40 split in favour of abandoning masks.

However some of the city's smaller, independent shops are finding people are more inclined to mask up when visiting them.

Caroline Block, who runs Oh So Sweet on White Lion Street, Norwich, says around 80pc customers have........

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