New figures out today show one in ten shops in the East Midlands lies empty, as shoppers continue to desert the High Street.
People's reluctance to go out and spend is hitting retailers hard and the recent wet weather hasn't helped.
However our region isn't suffering as badly as other parts of the country and Derbyshire town is fighting to get its shoppers back with an online campaign.
More top news
Rose Humphries believes that drug laws in the UK need to be urgently reformed and that the solution is decriminalisation.
Mainly clear and cold inland tonight, sunny spells tomorrow.
Clear and dry overnight with frost and ice.