Locals react to funding for Market Rasen

Shoppers in Market Rasen have been reacting to the news that the town is to benefit from a share of the Government's £1m fund to regenerate the high street.

They tell Calendar that at the moment it is difficult to buy men's clothes and ladies underwear in the town, among other things.

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Market Rasen starts Portas pilot

Work is starting to transform the centre of Market Rasen after the town was chosen to pilot retail expert Mary Portas' ideas to revamp our high streets. The Lincolnshire town has been awarded £100,000 from a pot of £1.2m of government cash.