Police are urging the public to stop calling them about cafes and restaurants remaining open.How times change! When this newspaper went to print last week and I was compiling this post, the idea that people would call the police for this seemed ludicrous.
But now? Not only are they being encouraged to do so, but the police have been forced into a 180 and will have to respond!
Posting on their Twitter page today, Sussex Police said: "We’re getting calls about cafes and restaurants still open.
"We are reminding premises of the Government's advice if they are open.
"However, some will be operating a takeaway service, not affected by the measures.
"Please keep our lines free for those that need us. Thank you."Do they now mean 'Please keep our lines free for others to report a neighbour taking more than the one permitted exercise walk per day'..?
Who is most to blame for this hysteria? Well, it's people like this: