NON-ESSENTIAL retail in Wrexham is preparing to reopen to the public.

From Monday (April 12), all shops in Wrexham be able to reopen, and Wrexham Council has issued safety advice to keep coronavirus infection rates low.

A spokesperson for the authority said: "This is an important time to help support our local businesses. But remember – the virus has not gone away and it is just as important as ever to stay safe as lockdown measures continue to be eased.

"It’s still essential though that we all keep following social distancing guidelines, use the hand sanitisers available in the shops and markets and wear a face mask unless you are exempt.

"Our social distancing champions will once again be out and about to assist you and answer any queries.

"We’ve also enhanced Queen’s Square and Henblas Street with tree planting and refurbished the central bench in Queen’s Square to make sure everywhere looks good for when you return."

Market days:

The Butchers Market is open 9am-4pm, Monday-Saturday (9am-1.30pm on Wednesdays).

The General Market is currently open 9am-4pm Monday-Saturday (closed on Wednesdays).

Wrexham’s weekly outdoor market is held every Monday throughout the year on Queens Square from 9am-4pm.

Tŷ Pawb’s market and food court is open 10am-4pm, Monday to Saturday. Selected food court traders will be open until 6pm for take away.

Around 1 in 3 people with Covid have no symptoms and could spread the virus without realising.

The council is urging people to keep a 2m distance and to wear a face mask when needed.