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Firms suffer during Games

Businesses are struggling during the Olympics Photo: ITV Meridian

The Olympics promised to bring a much needed boost to our local economy - but tourism chiefs say the Games are putting people off our summer hotspots.

Towns that are normally packed at this time of year are unseasonably quiet and hotels and B&Bs that expected to be sold out are half empty - forcing many to slash prices.

So what can tourism bosses do about the negative impact of the Games? Click below for the full report