Old mother Hubbard went to the cupboard...

It would appear that, Eastbourne, as the rest of the country is not immune to the effects of

panic buying

as loo rolls, soap and hand sanitizer become scarce. There is in humankind a selfish streak, as a result of The Fall, which can cause people to 'look out for number 1' in the event of a crisis. The problem with this attitude is that imagined scarcity becomes real scarcity as more and more people follow the crowd and bulk buy essentials.