Stroud's Upper Lock Cafe has announced it will not reopen its doors following lockdown.

 Posting on the cafe's Facebook page, owner Janette said: "It is with great sadness that I have to tell you, all our lovely customers, that I won’t be reopening the Upper Lock Cafe when lockdown restrictions are lifted. 

"We have had an amazing six years, and I would like to thank our loyal staff, all the artists who have exhibited, and of course a special thanks to all of you, our customers, who have made the cafe such a cheerful place over the years."

She added:"So a big thank you to our lovely customers and best wishes to all the other businesses in Stroud as the community comes out of a difficult time - Shop local!"