End of an era as Mason’s closes its shoe shops

William Mason, shoe shop, High Street, Dunbar

William Mason, shoe shop, High Street, Dunbar

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Mason’s, a family firm which has sold shoes in East Lothian for more than 140 years, has closed its doors with the loss of 16 jobs.

Its two Haddington shops and Dunbar outlet shut after trading on Saturday. The North Berwick shop will remain open for stock clearance until the end of May manned by Hamish Mason (54) and his sister Sarah (44) who are partners in the business.

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