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Puppy Demand, Bike Thefts and Library Openings

An increase in demand for puppies has boosted prices and led to an increase in thefts of popular breeds, and why you can walk into a book shop now but not a library.

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There's been a huge demand for puppies during the lock-down; sales are up and so are thefts for sought after breeds.

The book shops are open again on our high streets but what about our libraries? There's no date set for opening in any of the nations with only Wales offering a click and collect service for borrowers.

There's been a spike in bike thefts in the last three months. Research by insurance company Admiral says they are up by half compared to this time last year.

The pandemic has hit the UK's rat population too- they don't have the virus but many are starving to death because food shops and restaurants have been closed and there's been less waste for them to scavenge.

Complaints about holiday refunds continue to mount - the government say holiday companies must abide by the rules and refund the cash to customers the holiday industry say they cant manage that and are asking for more time.

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  • Thu 18 Jun 2020 12:20

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