Stourbridge craft beer shop pulls in ale fans despite Covid

Local couple managed to successfully launch a business during the pandemic, adapting their services to suit the changed circumstances, Bev Holder writes for Stourbridge News.

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SW London shopping centres add ‘experiences’ to combat Covid

Monica Charsley investigates how businesses in South-West London are trying to bring in customers after being severely hit by lockdowns.

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How Bradford’s rep as a film and TV hub could lead city’s Covid recovery

Telegraph & Argus journalist David Jagger reports on the various ways film and TV industry’s return could help Bradford recover from the pandemic.

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Wight Gift Card helping local businesses emerge from the pandemic

Isle of Wight businesses are emerging from the Covid lockdowns thanks to a solution to help keep spending local and recover the damaged economy. Lori Little reports on the impact of the local gift card for Isle of Wight County Press.

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£50m Merry Hill plan to create top shopping and leisure venue

Bev Holder reports on plans to improve a local shopping centre for Stourbridge News

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Glasgow filming: Why Hollywood crews are increasingly choosing to shoot in the city

Hamish Morrison reports on what makes Glasgow and appealing location for TV and film productions.

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Would a tourist tax help or hurt Wales’ Covid-hit economy?

Nicholas Thomas of the National looks at arguments for and against tourist tax in Wales, comparing it to other countries that tax their visitors.

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Isle of Wight hospitality staff shortages blamed on Covid and Brexit

Isle of Wight County Press reporter Lori Little investigates staff shortages in the hospitality sector, and how the problem is being addressed by local authorities and institutions.

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How SW London used pedestrianisation for Covid recovery

Sutton & Croydon Guardian reporter Monica Charsley investigates the impact and limitations of pedestrianisation schemes in South West London.

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‘Bradford’s time is coming despite setbacks of Covid’

Shopping centre turned its empty units into gallery spaces to entice people back to the highstreet, reports Catriona Aitken for Basingstoke Gazette

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How Festival Place is using art to entice people back

Shopping centre turned its empty units into gallery spaces to entice people back to the highstreet, reports Catriona Aitken for Basingstoke Gazette

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Are cycle lanes the solution to Colchester’s air pollution problems?

Robbie Bryson of Daily Gazette investigates whether improvements in cycling infrastructure could help with pollution and congestion issues in Colchester.

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Glasgow city centre retail dominance ‘over’ says regen boss

Diversification and ‘experiences’ will be key to the recovery of Glasgow city centre, writes The Herald reporter Caroline Wilson

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Inside the cancelled Brighton Marina Euro 2020 Big Screen

Jody Doherty-Cove of The Argus visits a local big screen broadcast

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Critical shortage of Isle of Wight homes but could Cornwall have the solution?

Lori Little of Isle of Wight County Press reports on the critical shortage of homes to rent or buy on the Isle of Wight, and an increase in people on the housing register post-Covid. The article looks critically at the potential solutions to the problem.

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