PHOTOGRAPH company Snappy Snaps has released detailed plans of how the store will tackle social distancing as shops reopen today (June 15).

Umar Khan, director of the store - which has a branch in Reading - said: "We will continue to keep listening to customer feedback as we open.

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"Safety is our absolute priority and our colleagues have been working hard to get everything ready and to make sure you can shop with us safely. We will also continue to offer our online ordering service which can be either be collected in-store or delivered to your home.

"The store will have perspex safety screens at the tills and kiosks and our colleagues will be following social distancing guidelines; this might mean it takes them a little longer than usual to serve you – please bear with us, we are doing everything we can to help you.

"Please know that our colleagues are doing everything they can to get the right measures in place to ensure everyone stays safe and can shop with us in the ways they want to.

"I know life is going to be different for all of us for some time but we are committed to adapting and changing our business to make sure we are serving you as best we can.

"We are looking forward to serving our customers in-store."

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Many stores in The Oracle reopened today as the first day of the government's relaxed lockdown measures began.

Non-essential shops can now open.