Following the massive response to the first round of Portas’ Pilots the Government have announced funding for a further 12.

The first round received 371 bids for just 12 pilot schemes. When announced in May 2012 the winners of the first round will receive £100,000 to improve their high street.

And don’t forget use the new Neighbourhood Planning powers to support the development of your high street or town centre.

You can read more about this initiative on the DCLG web site. The closing date for submissions is the 30th of June 2012.

Are you concerned about the future of your high street?

Do you need help putting together a credible plan?

Or a bid for Pilot status? Call 01282 872570 or email the Kirkwells team.







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