Deserted Fort William High Street

Before lockdown, Fort William High Street on Saturday (March 21). Photograph: Iain Ferguson,

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Before the lockdown came into effect, Fort William High Street was already quiet, with many pubs, restaurants and shops on the street closing their doors.

This picture was taken on Saturday March 21, after all pubs and restaurants were required to close and many other businesses had done so for the safety of staff and volunteers.

Now, all ‘non-essential’ shops have closed meaning only food retailers, pharmacies, hardware stores, corner shops, petrol stations, post offices, banks newsagents and pet shops can remain open.