Cllr Phil Bateman 2018 28661145_10214590569931490_4050405901168384885_n

#ShopLocal Our Local Traders are Hurting!

Yesterday I managed to get out and about in the Ward. I talked to a lt of people. The Covid-19 virus is still the number one talking point.

Our Local Residents have been concerned about the increase in fly tipping. They were delighted one of our local residents captured a Local Skip Lorry dumping its garbage in a local Garage Site.

However the Local Shopkeepers are in a very dismal situation. Please Wednesfield North residents, now is the time to #ShopLocal. Keep our shops and stores in business. I was genuinely moved after finding out the hardships of some, and how close others are to going under, and out of business.

Please this is the time to stay and #ShopLocal .

first its safer, second without Local shops and stores we will be in a very worse situation if there is a second wave of virus infections.

Please give them consideration today, and through the rest of the week. Lets help our struggling local business.

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Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more

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