Is your town centre successful?

Is your town centre dying?

As Brexit takes its toll of businesses of all types and sizes, town centres across the country are facing major stores and small family businesses shutting down and leaving boarded up premises. This starts a change reaction as the number of people making the effort to visit any town centre falls, the shops they wanted to visit have closed or moved away to out of town shopping areas.

Update April 2019

Here is a classic example of what is happening in Northampton and across towns all over Northamptonshire and the country.  Peppertrees is closing. Who will be next, until the town centre is empty?

Brexit and the Internet are partly to blame

Firstly Brexit. It is the uncertainty of the future and how customers are delaying purchases to see what happens after Brexit. No surprise in that. The Internet and online purchases have had a devastating effect on town centres across the country. Companies have failed to addre…

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Brexit

Feed up with Brexit? Most people have heard so much about Brexit, they have lost interest. But something important is happening next week on 5th December you should know about. This is the moment Parliament debates and votes on the Withdrawal Bill. MP's should be voting to give themselves the right to vote on the final terms of the UK leaving the European Union.After all the lies and fake news, promises of ยฃ350 million a week for the NHS, now it is getting to the real details. The majority of those that voted in the Referendum, voted to leave based on personal feelings and the information available. Now you are better informed, so tell your local MP you want Parliament to have the final decision, not Boris Johnson, Michael Grove, Therese May, or Jacob Rees-Mogg, but all of Parliament. Let your local Member of Parliament know you want them to vote for Parliament to have the final decision. This is the final chance to have your voice heard and not taken for gra…
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