Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures Official Notice
Monday, January 17th is a full moon. Sunset across the United Kingdom will occur between the hours of 4 and 5pm with moonrise scheduled between the hours of 3 and 4pm. Moonset is expected by 10am.
All citizens are asked to observe standard full moon precautions. The Ministry of Magic would like to reassure all wizarding folk across the UK that they will be increasing all security measures over the next 24 hours to ensure the ongoing safety of the public.
Big Business Booming
As promised by Minister Soo, big businesses appear to be booming as small amount of money begins to flow again. Whilst trickle down economics takes time, and some of the smaller businesses are yet to see the effects, some businesses have continued strong during the Grecession,
Around the full moon most businesses have always reported a financial slump however hospitality appears to be thriving with Hogsmeade resident publican, Jade Troll, seeing a boom as people flock to be safe together when the wolves howl.
“Never really had much problem if I’m being honest..” She told the Prophet. “Mary shuts the door and we encourage patrons to floo in from their homes but of course there’s always those who don’t listen and walk in through the door so we don’t lock it … we’d hold our own.”
– Saffron Macauley, Current Events