Full report: First shop opens under Mary Portas scheme

Tomorrow is the official launch of the first shop in Tiverton to open under the so-called Portas Pilot scheme.

The town was awarded a hundred thousand pounds from the Mary Portas fund in July last year, but has been criticised for taking so long to show any results. So is this the start of a revitalised Tiverton? Bob Cruwys reports.


Mary Portas shop scheme

The first shop in the Mary Portas shop scheme in Tiverton opens