The health of our High Streets is a subject which has never been far from the news headlines during 2012 - we got fired up by the launch of Portas Review a whole year ago and now another body, the rather dramatically named Distressed Retail Property … [Read more...] about High Street health in focus with new initiatives
The conversations about hyperlocal High Streets are continuing apace - and news reaches us that a High Street camp is in the planning.Readers of this will be aware that we’ve been talking about ways in which local websites and blogs could play a … [Read more...] about Want to talk High Streets some more?
Local Government Camp-ers braved the wintry NW weather at the weekend for a get together of collaborative plotting and just a teeny bit of geekery. Mike, Sarah and Karen from Talk About Local took part - here's some of our post camp … [Read more...] about Bins, mags, shops and more: Talk About Local at #LocalGovCampNW
I don’t want to live in Britain that doesn’t care about community. That’s one of the first things the shopping and retail personality Mary Portas states in her ‘vision’ which was presented to the government recently for The Portas … [Read more...] about Six ways hyperlocal could help your High Street