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Why my local high street is growing on me

I don’t like my high street very much. If I’m not dodging chuggers and pigeons, I’m choking on clouds of cigarette smoke and gagging from the smell of the public toilets. 318 more words

High Streets

Searching for the Great British High Street

High Streets Minister Penny Mordaunt today urged town and cities across Britain to get their applications in for the Great British High Street competition before it closes on 30 August. 244 more words

North Edinburgh News

Let's make shopping a little bit more cheerful.

I am fortunate enough (I think) to live very close to the highly luxurious Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherd’s Bush. A lot of the shops encased within these walls of magnificent twenty-first century enterprise are of the highest calibre, selling much coveted fashion accessories, and the most expensive merchandise. 528 more words

Art

Why tax the poor to make our high streets nicer?

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

Politics

Business Improvement Districts: Recent Successes in Scotland

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

Town Centres