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Posts Tagged ‘town centre services’

The last bank in town?

Alison Eardley, Towns Alive Policy ManagerThe headline in last month’s Guardian newspaper read “RBS (which includes NatWest) to close 44 branches – Closures across the UK come without public announcement, sparking fear of ‘last in town’ effect on local communities”

Towns Alive’s Policy Manager, Alison Eardley explores the issue of bank closures and the ‘last bank in town’ effect in this Strategy blog post.



Town Centre Solutions – Surrey

In this workshop, delegates moved beyond the theory and out onto the high street to find out what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to signage, car parking, customer service and more. A mix of expert-led discussion and practical activities kept delegates on their toes as they explored real life solutions from the towns we’ve worked [...]



Town Centre Solutions Workshop – Harrogate

The government and media spotlight on the health and long-term future of traditional high streets and town centres, formed the basis of the Town Centre Solutions workshop in Harrogate, North Yorkshire on Wednesday 13th June. This workshop provided a unique opportunity for those who work in and on behalf of town centres to learn about an innovative set of [...]



How to beat the recession on the high street

AMT’s top 10 tips to beating the recession on the high street