Tish Dockerty, Chair of the Ludlow Chamber of Commerce, writes:
National chains are pushing up property values, and independents are paying for this in their rates. Higher property values do not mean more turnover. The unintended consequence will be bland high streets.
The Ludlow Chamber of Commerce is taking advice on options, but in the meantime you can support the national debate by signing this petition:
If you care about the unique nature of Ludlow’s shops, get your friends to do the same.
You can email Tish here.
At 10,000 signatures…, government will respond to this petition
At 100,000 signatures…, this petition will be considered for debate in Parliament