Sickness blamed for health store closure

Seaton shoppers see the funny side as sign goes up in Ryton’s window

A sign in Ryton’s Health Store at Seaton has been causing a few raised eyebrows.

It reads: “Due to ill health this shop will be closed until further notice”.

The irony has not been lost on passing shoppers, many stopping to have a chuckle, in the hope, of course, that no one was seriously unwell.

Nearby butcher Glenn Salter was amongst those who saw the funny side.

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He’s famous for his comical newspaper contents’ bills outside his GW Meats shop in Queen Street, gems like - “Weetabix found dead on Seaton beach – serial killer sought”.

He said the sign on the health store door was right up his street – literally.

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Meanwhile a neighbour of the shop told The Herald she understood no-one was seriously ill, so people were free to see the funny side.

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