Today marks the day that shoppers have been able to return to the high street once again after months of lockdown picture: Lisa Ferguson/JPI Media

Edinburgh reopening: Queues around the block as customers flock to the shops

Edinburgh is back in business and shoppers have been out showing their support for traders as non-essential retail reopens across the city.

By Katharine Hay
Monday, 26th April 2021, 11:30 am

For months, online shopping has had to suffice as shops across the nation have been firmly shut under strict coronavirus lockdown regulations.

But from today, Monday, 26 April, doors to shops have flung open and customers have been welcomed back with open arms to stores in Edinburgh.

Here are some pictures showing customers flocking to the shops on this landmark day as the country eases its way out of lockdown.

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