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Welcome the Daily Mail strangers

Posted on Aug 11, 2015

Welcome the Daily Mail strangers

Forget migrants, Deal will soon be welcoming an influx of Daily Mail readers following on from a recent article which lists Deal as one of the glories of secret Britain.

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Deal Town Council Elections

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

Deal Town Council Elections

While voting for your favourite Parliamentary candidate, don't forget you will also vote for 5 town counclillors in your respective ward. You may be forgiven for not knowing anything about many of them! Any bios gratefully received!

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Radio 4: Portas Pilot special

Posted on May 29, 2013

Portas Pilots: high street special Duration: 27 minutes First broadcast: Wednesday 29 May 2013 Listen now In May 2012, the government announced twelve English High Streets would share £1.2m of cash to rejuvenate shopping areas. Exclusive research for You & Yours shows how vacancy rates have held up in the last year and whether these towns have grown as a result of the funding. You and Yours reporter Samantha Fenwick has visited five of these towns to see how they are spending the money and what on. The programme hears from the town teams and how they run projects and what it’s...

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Mary, Queen of the High Street, C4

Posted on May 9, 2013

Mary, Queen of the High Street, C4

Mary Portas returned to our screens last night (Wed, 8th May) with the start of her new series tracking the government’s town centre improvement projects. First up Roman Road, east London. Roman Road showed that the problems it was facing weren’t unique. It had a long-established, thriving market but one that held little interest to its changing demographic. Glad to see her principal recommendation – to create destination anchor points at each end of the High Street – is already in place here in Deal, the idea being that businesses in between will benefit from the...

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Grow for it in East Kent

Posted on Mar 8, 2013

Grow for it in East Kent

By starting up, relocating or expanding your business into East Kent you can apply for an interest-free business loan via the Expansion East Kent programme.

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Christmas spree winners announced

Posted on Jan 8, 2013

Christmas spree winners announced

The winners of the Christmas Shopping Spree organised by the Town Team  are: First prize (£100 shopping vouchers) Peter Bernamont 2nd Prize (£50 shopping vouchers) Sally and Kevin Carroll. The second 2nd prize was shared between Helen O’Brien and Julian and Ursula Edgington who collected equal numbers of shopping receipts. Congratulating the winners Robin Green, Team Leader of the Town Team said: “ For a very small investment the Town Team has stimulated Christmas shopping in the small independent shops that are a distinctive feature of our High Street. All the winners are shining...

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Imagining the town centres of the future

Posted on Nov 29, 2012

Imagining the town centres of the future

Interesting article by Clare Cummings on the Scottish Town Centre Symposium she atttended on behalf of the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES).

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