Pubs, bars and hotels in uphill Lincoln are facing fresh challenges as questions remain over whether Covid-19 will be the Grinch that steals this Christmas.
The hospitality sector has been enjoying some sense of near normality after venues reopened in July and punters tucked into discounted food under the Government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme.
Now, the 'rule of six' ban on social gatherings of more than six people indoors or outdoors, rising Covid-19 cases and the cancellation of Lincoln Christmas Market, as well as a ban on big crowds at lights switch-ons could potentially hit traders hard.
Ian Robinson, general manager at
link source - Lincolnshire Echo