Helping Keep The Pontefract Community Local
Sat August 15, 2020
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- Richmond petrol station fire: Fifty firefighters tackle blaze - Some properties have been evacuated and people living nearby are being told to keep windows closed.
- York's Mothership Festival cancelled days before in Covid 'U-turn' - Organisers of the annual Mothership Festival say they were initially given the go ahead with a reduced capacity.
- Scarborough teen who cares for parents wins Oxford University place - Dani Yates, 18, has been looking after his parents since the age of nine.
Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets
Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013
ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Pontefract based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.
The number of local and national online shoppers increase year on year and online shopping booms over the Christmas periods. This is has led to many main high street retailers either shut up shop or attempt to move to an online only model in a bid to keep up with the times.
However as this online shopping spree continues online, it could force the high street shops both large and small to close their doors, which for the local community could mean jobs losses and redundancies.
We believe in supporting all local retailers and local high streets.