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NHS, Police and Fire Service staff will be given around the clock priority in Aldi stores across the UK. 

Stores that are limiting customer numbers to ensure social distancing rules are followed will allow any emergency workers to enter the store as soon as possible. 

Aldi wishes to ensure that key workers are able to shop for groceries despite long shifts. 

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The emergency workers will not have to wait in queues but will have to provide a relevant form of ID whenever they come to the store. 

Meanwhile, other retailers are also introducing new initiatives to support key workers such as NHS staff. 

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Lidl will be providing free fruit and vegetable bags to frontline NHS workers across the UK. 

Earlier in the week, Aldi announced that it will open half an hour early on Sunday mornings for emergency service workers.