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Started by: tonker (23797) 

...... Why are they closing?

Here's a clue!

Started: 11th Jun 2021 at 19:50

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (7471)

Those costs listed PLUS

Business Rates
Wages
Pubic Liability Insurance

Commercial Tariffs for the following services

Electric
Gas
Water
Rubbish Disposal
Subscription Sport TV

Mafia Fees for Security Services, including Bouncers, Protection Racket, Debt Collection, Competition Nobbling etc

Replied: 11th Jun 2021 at 20:15

Posted by: broady (17042) 

Plus people’s homes are much better suited to having friends around. The whole entertainment scene has changed. People used to meet their friends in clubs and pubs because they had heating, indoor toilets, entertainment etc. but lots of homes are suitable for that now. I would seldom think of going to the pub. You are paying more for a glass of wine than you pay for a bottle at the Liquor Store.

Replied: 11th Jun 2021 at 21:03

Posted by: jathbee (10882)

Lots of people have changed their lifestyles since the lockdowns.
People have spent their holiday savings on revamping their gardens to entertain outside. Building summer houses and the like.
One bloke that I know even insulated his summer house and installed heating.

Replied: 12th Jun 2021 at 06:04

Posted by: basil brush (16662)

People are paying a lot less for their drinks, while they have been at home, and got into a routine, so it will be hard for them to break that, plus it doesn't help when they're putting their prices up.

Hello Gawpers

Replied: 12th Jun 2021 at 10:36
Last edited by basil brush: 12th Jun 2021 at 10:37:06

Posted by: daveo18 (19)

Who's this "Gawpers" and where does he/she live?

Replied: 12th Jun 2021 at 14:08

Posted by: nanajacqui (3722) 

It's a Norley Hall saying I think Dave,must be if walshy says it every post

Replied: 12th Jun 2021 at 15:22

Posted by: broady (17042) 

NJ,
Maybe it is because someone on WR says “ Hello Peepers”

Thanks for your kind words yesterday.

Replied: 12th Jun 2021 at 15:30

Posted by: nanajacqui (3722) 

You're welcome Bill.....walshy used to say peepers before he changed to gawpers. Norley folk say " what you gawping at ? "

Replied: 12th Jun 2021 at 15:38

Posted by: basil brush (16662)

Hello Gapers

Replied: 13th Jun 2021 at 09:51

Posted by: whups (6251) 

it,s the rent & being a "tied" house that,s killing them .

Replied: 13th Jun 2021 at 12:07

Posted by: basil brush (16662)

posted by: daveo18 (18)
Who's this "Gawpers" and where does he/she live?

It's aimed at the "nasty uns" who got skimmed off here, who spat their dummy out and went and made their own site but still look in on WW, Wigans no1 site.

Replied: 13th Jun 2021 at 12:43

 

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