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Small businesses struggling to stay afloat in Peterborough

This week ITV News has been reporting on the effects of the economic downturn that began with the credit crunch five years ago.

Now, in the midst of a double dip recession, Laura Kuenssberg and Penny Marshall have taken a journey down the spine of Britain - the Great North Road.

This final report from Peterborough looks at the spine of the British economy: the small businesses struggling to stay afloat.

Video report by Laura Kuenssberg