‘We may not survive’: Pie diner couple’s fear after rates bill shock

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Pie Jackers say Albert Road could become ‘dead zone’ once more after they were charged double the average for the town in business rates.

A newly-opened Middlesbrough diner has warned the town’s Albert Road could become a “dead zone” once more, after they were slapped with a rates bill double the average amount for the town.

Pie Jackers couple Neil and Julie Fletcher say the nasty surprise could put them under within their first year – and others like them.

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