THE owner of a barber shop based in Pangbourne has revealed the business is ''struggling" during lockdown.

Frank Allan owns Frank's Barbers which has been in Pangbourne for 28 years.

The shop closed for more than three months during lockdown and reopened to the public on July 4.

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When the barbers reopened, Mr Allan said it was "mega busy" and people "rushed in" but then "it went quiet".

Mr Allan revealed: "It has been very difficult.

"We are struggling like everyone else."

Mr Allan hopes the shop will get busier when people start getting ready to go back to school in September.

He explained the barbers has put various safety measures in place to adhere to government guidelines.

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This includes staff wearing masks and face shields and hand sanitisers available for people to use.

Customers are also sat apart from each other.

The barbers is open Monday to Saturday 9am until 5:30pm.

On Thursdays, the shop is open from 9am until 8pm and on Saturday from 9am until 4:30pm.

Only walk-ins are available and people can't make an appointment in advance.

Speaking about his customers, Mr Allan said: "Thank you for your regular support.

"We look forward to seeing you all in the very near future."

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