It is eyes down and dabbers at the ready for Paisley bingo fans

It is eyes down and dabbers at the ready for Paisley bingo fans – with clubs reopening on Monday.

New safety measures will include social distancing, enhanced cleaning regimes and contactless technology.

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And Mecca Bingo is getting its bingo balls rolling again thanks to phased reopening from August 24.

In accordance with the latest Scottish Government guidelines, Mecca clubs are welcoming back customers since temporarily closing their doors due to lockdown restrictions in March.

Jonathon Swaine, from Mecca Bingo, said: “We want to reassure the Mecca Bingo community that we are working together to take every precaution necessary to create a safe environment in which to play the nation’s favourite game.

“We’re also investing in new entertainment formats in our clubs, to give everyone even better experiences.

“We are excited to reopen our doors, welcome back our communities and hear ‘House’ called once again.”

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To safeguard its players and team Mecca has been working tirelessly to put in place stringent safety standards and cleaning measures across all clubs.

Team members have had robust and rigorous training so they are ready to reopen the doors to the public and ensure everyone can play safely.

Enhanced cleaning routines will be established with team members cleaning as they go and all tables, machines and touchpoints will be cleaned regularly throughout the day.

Visitors will be asked to clean their hands with hand sanitiser stations readily available around all clubs.

Social distancing will be in place throughout, with clear signage to help guide customers.

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While Mecca venues have space on their side, there will be a capacity cap in place in all clubs to ensure numbers are managed carefully.

Members can choose to both pay and play using contactless devices but will still have the option to use cash if they prefer.

You can also order food and drink using your mobile or MAX screen at the table.

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For those keen to make sure they do not miss out on their favourite session of the day, Mecca has launched a new  pre-booking service, which allows customers to secure their space to play, pre-order food and drinks and avoid disappointment.

Daily Record – Paisley