Residents have resorted to putting out pamphlets to promote their market town after a tourism information centre was temporarily shut.
The office in Leek is located in the Nicholson Institute building after being moved a few years ago from a prominent position in Market Place.
Now signs have been put up, stating the office is closed.
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Roger Warrillow, who lives near the building in Stockwell Street, said: “The tourist information centre is closed and was not open last year and not open now.
“Considering Staffordshire Moorlands District Council say that tourism is now our main