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The entrepreneurs challenging ‘copy and paste’ high streets Chains and empty shops dominate many high streets. A new model offers an alternative vision, one led by creatives and small businesses Economics Society UK
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This fashion label turns refugee lifejackets into statement clothing A refugee fashion entrepreneur is turning lifejackets worn by asylum seekers into fashion items that support other refugees Economics Social Enterprise Society Wellbeing
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Can art save our high streets? In Yorkshire, it’s already happening When big retailers abandoned a town in England, locals got creative. Now its high street is anything but dead Arts Economics Society
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The Library of Things: coming to a town near you A Library of Things allows people to borrow stuff they only need now and then. Hundreds are in planning, can they save the high street? Economics Environment Society
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Saving the high street: 10 quickfire solutions for the UK and beyond The exodus of big retailers doesn’t mean the end of the high street. Quite the opposite. Here are 10 ways to hasten the revival Economics Society
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A new lottery has launched to support artists and live music venues The Music Lotto will use profits to nurture musicians and the venues they play in. It’s the UK’s first culture-focused lottery Arts Culture Economics Society
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