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Art and colour return to Devonport

Flagstaff Team

Infectious enthusiasm… Flagstaff Gallery owner Cary Cochrane (right) and customer Joanna Theodore were all smiles after retailers reopened under Covid-19 alert level 2

Hairdressers have work cut out for them

More than a trim… Simon Bucherer gets a haircut from Kim at Sugar Suite on Monday morning

Devonport hairdressers have experienced unprecedented bookings post-lockdown with many opening late nights and weekends to keep up with pent-up demand.

At Sugar Suite, stylists were working last Monday “when we are usually closed, as well as a lot of late nights – it’s been crazy,” said salon owner Kim.

Last Monday she reckoned she took “about five kilograms off” regular client Simon Bucherer’s hair after his last cut around eight weeks before.
Image-wise it’s been difficult for stylists.

“My mask makes me look like a female Hannibal Lecter,” Kim said.

Yarntons – the family firm reopens on main st

Pleased to be back… Bruce Yarnton in the Yarnton’s for Men store promoting kindness and a
sale

This article originally appeared in the 22 May 2020 edition of the Flagstaff. Read online here.

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