A POPULAR fish and chips restaurant in a Wantage village reopened on Monday with brand new protective screens installed at its premises to safeguard customers and employees.

Millbrook Fish and Chips based at the heart of Grove is now open from 4.30pm until 8.30pm, from Monday to Saturday.

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The town mayor of Wantage Jim Sibbald who visited the takeaway restaurant on Wednesday said: "I had an excellent lockdown treat.

"Congratulations to Mem and the team for installing protective screens and enforcing social distancing."