I grew up in a small town north west of London called Northwood. The high street used to be a eclectic mix of shops that were interesting and different. 524 more words
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The closing weeks of June saw three successful ballots for Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Scotland and further local endorsement and expansion of the “BIDs family” across the country. 725 more words
by Dorothy Laing
Has the town centre first policy failed in its attempt to restore vitality to Britain’s failing high streets?
Town centres and high streets across Britain have been suffering from the combined effects of the increase in online shopping, car parking issues, increasing business rates, and the impact of the recession, as well as the challenges of out-of town centres. 830 more words