Tiverton in Devon is among 22 towns across the country chosen for a Mary Portas high-street revamp.
It will receive £100,000 for town centre regeneration projects following a review by the retail expert.
Our reporter John Andrews has been meeting the team behind Tiverton's successful bid:
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