An Italian restaurant which has been closed for more than a month is set to reopen under new management.

Puccini’s, on Shirley Road, has been shut since Friday, May 3.

With the restaurant sealed off and its glass windows whitewashed, it seemed Puccini's future was uncertain.

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But now a poster has appeared in the front door window, stating the establishment will soon reopen under new management.

It read: “Closed for refurbishment, opening soon under new management.

“Apologies for any inconvenience.”

The previous restaurant closed after police arrested six people on suspicion of being concerned with the supply of class A drugs.

Hampshire police confirmed that the six people arrested on Friday, May 3 are still on bail until Saturday, August 3.