The retail guru Mary Portas is due to visit Bedminster in Bristol today to see how her scheme has helped revive the area.
Last May it was chosen as a "Portas pilot" ahead of hundreds of other towns and given a share of £1.2m as well as support and advice to make improvements.
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The 10th Swindon and Wiltshire Pride event is taking place in the Town Gardens. It's 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality.
An unsettled weekend ahead
An unsettled weekend for the region