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PORTAS PILOTS TO KICK-START HIGH STREET RENAISSANCE #indieretail #portaspilot

The following article is from the press release regarding the Portas Pilot winning towns, announced by Grant Shapps today. Twelve exceptional Town Centre bids to become Portas pilots Twelve town centres across the country will have a unique opportunity to … Continue reading

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Grant Shapps: 12 “Portas Pilot” Towns to win “golden ticket” and share £1million for regeneration #indieretail

TOWNS REGENERATION CONTEST LAUNCHED From the press release “The Government today (4th Februray 2012) launched a competition to find 12 areas to share £1 million under a drive to regenerate town centres. The move followed last year’s review of high … Continue reading

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Mary Portas reveals 28 recommendations in her high street review #portasreview #indieretail

This morning the eagerly anticipated #portasreview was delivered to Whitehall by Mary Portas, TV’s Queen of Shops. The full report can be found on http://www.bis.gov.uk. There has been much cynicism about this report – many thinking it’s a waste of … Continue reading

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