SOS Save Our Shops

Darley Street, Bradford

Warnings that West Yorkshire\'s high streets are hitting crisis point.

As thousands of businesses are being forced to close across West Yorkshire, we're being warned that our once loved high steets are hitting crisis point.

The economic climate is causing many shops to shut for good, leaving empty, ugly derelict buildings in our City centres and areas that now resemble ghost towns.

This week Mary Portas Queen of shops drew out plans to revive the once bustling businesses at the heart of our regions.

The TV retail guru is recommending improving parking in town centres, and cutting red tape to breath new life into our shops.

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