'It's very hard' says independent trader

The retail guru Mary Portas has been in the Bedminster area of Bristol today to see how her 'Portas Pilot' scheme has helped revive the local economy.

Greengrocer Darren Jones owns a shop in East Street. He says it's been a difficult couple of years:

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Mary Portas In Bedminster

The retail guru Mary Portas is due to visit Bedminster in Bristol today to see how her scheme has helped revive the area.