A doctor's clinic is going up against the retailers in fresh fruit.
The Margaret Thompson Medical Centre in Speke, Merseyside, is selling fruit to its patients at 10p a piece.
The four-GP practice came up with the idea of selling apples, oranges and bananas in answer to the government's 5-a-day initiative.
The doctors are now reporting a brisk trade, selling more than 150 pieces a week, and not just to patients. The local residents are also popping in to pick up a bargain.