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Monday, 19 July 2010

People Of Richmond Borough – Your High Street Needs You!


Many Richmond Borough residents find themselves frustrated – and perhaps a little sad – at the amount of local high street shops and services closing down each month. Now, everyone has an opportunity to do their bit to support their high streets by completing a three minute ‘Buy Local’ online questionnaire.

‘Buy Local’ is a campaign sponsored by The Best of Richmond, a local company which champions recommended independent businesses in the borough for the benefit of residents and businesses alike. The core element of the campaign is a survey, found at www.thebestof.co.uk/survey, into shopping habits and what Richmond Borough shoppers want from their respective high streets.

The campaign has the full support of Zac Goldsmith MP and Cllr Pamela Fleming, Richmond Borough Council’s Strategic Cabinet Member for Community Development. Zac commented: “We have distinctive and wonderful independent shops and businesses in our area, but we shouldn’t take them for granted. ‘Buy Local’ reminds us that they need the support of both residents and local policy makers.
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