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
Police say the prolific pick-pocket targeted elderly victims on and around the West Midlands bus network.
It will become breezy, however it will feel warmer than of late.
Most places will be dry with sunny spells, but the chance of an odd shower looms.