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Coronavirus: Sheep wool ‘barely worth selling any more’

Image copyright Rachel Atkinson Image caption Rachel Atkinson “I started my company because my dad received approximately 3p per fleece for his Hebridean wool and I thought, ‘We must be able to do better than that,’” says shepherd’s daughter Rachel Atkinson. Rachel manufactures woollen products, but her firm is struggling. Wool’s popularity has been in decline since the 1950s –… Read more →