IF ever a picture told a story…

This was the Beatty Road car park yesterday – empty – and no doubt traders have been dealt a massive blow by the decision to demand customers pay to park.

Here’s one online post from overnight: “PLEASE PLEASE SHARE .. I’ve just been over the Beatty rRoad shops and this is how empty it is because of the greed of ‘the owners.

“The black BMW has a man in it, he is taking vehicle reg numbers as you go into the car park.

“He works for a company that is being paid by Mullane Holdings.. I spoke to him.. and he told me this..”

Another post simply says: “Won’t be shopping there anymore.”