The Entertainer has announced plans to close 172 stores across the county in a bid to put the welfare of its employees and customers ahead of profits during the Covid-19 pandemic.

All stores will close at 5pm until further notice, with customers directed to shopping online via where there are thousands of games, crafts and toys available, as well as where parents can find a host of educational toys and aid to aid learning and development.

The website and social channels will also provide a hub of resources for parents who are looking to keep their children entertained at home including downloadable activity sheets and great ideas for was to play in the garden.

There are also boredom busting deals available on a wide range of toys and games, to make keeping the family entertained at home as affordable as possible.

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