Greggs visit gave me hope of avoiding cashless society: Yorkshire Post Letters

From: ME Wright, Harrogate.

Sarah Todd’s sad prediction of a cashless society (The Yorkshire Post, November 29) recalled a recent visit to Greggs.

Ahead of me, a dozen zombies ensnared by their mobile devices, all oblivious to the question of “Is anyone using cash?” from the counter.

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I jumped the queue, produced a fiver and received a smile, a thank you, a sausage roll and change.

File photo dated 18/06/20 of a Greggs sign.File photo dated 18/06/20 of a Greggs sign.
File photo dated 18/06/20 of a Greggs sign.

By now some of the gawping had been replaced by fumbling for change, so there is hope Sarah.

More “No cards” signs please; but this seems unlikely unless Downing Streeters get a grip on bank closures and make acceptance of coin-of-the-realm a must for any business.

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