At the Cartgate Lodge cafe in Yeovil, customers spoke about how liberating it feels to be allowed back indoors to enjoy a meal.

A group of customers enter the Cartgate Lodge cafe in Yeovil
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One person said: “Being able to come inside and sit down, it’s like old times. It’s lovely.”Another customer said: “It’s really nice to have a break and just to know that everything is opening up again and life’s sort of getting back to normal.

“Just to have that social aspect is very freeing. I feel very lucky.”

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