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Ministerial Praise for BIDs

“I have seen, as I have gone round the country, that the areas that often do best are those areas that have a really good and strong BID.” said Minister for the High Street, Jake Berry MP, in concluding…

Canterbury’s tourism economy flourishes

Visit Kent has reported that Kent’s visitor economy has increased 7% and topped £3.8 billion for the first time ever, after welcoming a record 65 million visitors in 2017. Canterbury had the highest number of trips (7.8 million) and…

Future High Streets Fund: Call for proposals announced

£675m Future High Streets fund opens to councils Under the 2018 Autumn budget the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government was allocated £675m for a new initiative to transform local high streets into modern vibrant community hubs. Councils…