The retail expert Mary Portas has been in the Bedminster area of Bristol today to see how her scheme has helped revive the local economy.
Last year it was chosen as a so-called "Portas Pilot" ahead of hundreds of other places.
The aim of the project was to breathe new life into ailing High Streets.
Nine months on, what effect has she had?
Bob Constantine has been finding out:
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