LGA: 'Unsavoury' shops hit recovery

Press Association
high street of closed shops
high street of closed shops

Strip clubs, bookies and kebab shops are blighting economic recovery on British high streets, council chiefs have warned.

They said such outlets clustered together which prey on customers' vices are hitting efforts to bring in shoppers and rejuvenate struggling town centres - and called for more bookshops, restaurants and butchers to set up stores instead.