Traders react to Dumfries Asda plans

Traders are worried business will be taken away Credit: ITV Border

Traders in Dumfries have spoken to ITV Border about their reaction to plans to build an £15 million ASDA store in the town.

Stuart Houston who runs a butchers says he's worried it could take trade away from businesses in the town.

Rab Smith, Chairman of Dumfries Retailers Assocition told ITV Border:

"Any investment in Dumfries is a good thing but it should be in the town centre not on the outskirts."


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