British towns will host a National Markets Day this summer where people can hire stalls for £10 and town centre parking charges could also be slashed under plans to revitalise struggling high streets, the Government has said.
The announcements came following a decision by Grant Shapps, Housing and Local Government Minister, to accept “virtually all” of retail expert Mary Portas’s recommendations into how to save Britain’s failing town centres.
A report last year by Ms Portas, who is a television presenter and a columnist in The Daily Telegraph, found that British high streets had “reached a crisis point” due to years of underinvestment and competition from out-of-town supermarkets and the internet. She warned that high streets were in danger of disappearing “forever”
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Mar 21, 2019 0Wrexham.com A Continental Street Market showcasing cuisines from across the world will return to Wrexham town centre this week. Over the next four days (Wednesday 20th – Saturday 23rd March) Hope Street, Regent Street and Queen Street, will play host to international themed traders selling street...