Outdoor eating 'costs a fortune'

Restaurant owners at Whitstable in Kent, who are being charged £5,000 a year to put tables outside, claim they are being treated unfairly by the local council.

Al fresco fury

by David Johns (@davidjohns_itv)

A restaurateur from Kent has told Meridian that her business is being punished because of her postcode. Elizabeth Bennett claims that she will be charged thousands of pounds for putting a few tables and chairs outside her restaurant in Whitstable. David Johns reports.

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