Daventry shops upbeat despite tough festive trading

IT’s been a tough December for shopkeepers in Daventry.

Retailers have found shoppers have been watching their pennies in the run up to Christmas and traders say zero growth on last year, or even a small drop, is a good result.

The recent Mary Portas review into the future of the high street highlighted small towns need to pull together to get more people into their centres.

For more on this story, see this week’s Daventry Express.