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Helston Traders Fight Pedestrianisation

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8:01am 23rd February 2014


Shop owners in Helston fear they could lose customers, if their street is pedestrianised.

There are possible plans to stop cars going down Meneage Street.

It is as £250,000 is to spent on improvements for the town.

But locals are worried it will hit business and shut shops down.

Brian Shaw who runs a bakery there has started a petition: "We all struggle. We have trouble paying our rents and rates and electricity. If you half our footfall, jobs will go. There are some shops on this street which are on a knife edge as it is.

"There is the potential of over 400 people to park free in the centre of Helston, that footfall will just disappear. I employ 22 full time staff, now let's just say my turnover halved, that's ten jobs gone."

8:01am 23rd February 2014

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