Hi-Brow Fashions has been on Sleaford's high street for some 42 years. Its owner Audrey Well has seen the number of customers in the town fall. She was one of the 53% of traders who voted against retaining the BID for a further five years and says it was not clear what benefit they were getting.
Sleaford could lose some of its nightly security patrols and some CCTV cameras after businesses voted to get rid of the town's Business Improvement District. The BID failed to get support to carry on with its work for a further five years.