TRADERS face a drop of up to 25 per cent in their takings over the weekend as city bus services are brought to a standstill.Here's a suggestion. Every time there's one of these strikes allow any car driver who's held a "clean" license for at least five years to operate his vehicle as a taxi.
Retailers who are still reeling from the G8 chaos predict they will lose out heavily as shoppers are prevented from travelling into the city centre.
The city's Chamber of Commerce says losses over the two-day weekend stoppage could run into millions of pounds.
Monday, 1 August 2005
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This was in Saturday's Evening News: