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Lymington sailmaker helps make protective equipment for carers

Sailmakers Sanders are based in Lymington in the New Forest. For the last 45 years they have made sails and covers for boats of all shapes and sizes.

They export worldwide and like most maritime business were getting ready for their busy domestic season.

But when the coronavirus pandemic hit their work - and potential for work almost dried up overnight.

With enough orders in the book to keep going, Managing Director Peter Sanders spotted an opportunity to help the carers in the local community as he explained to BBC Radio Solent's Neil Sackley.

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