Efforts are being made to lure people back into historic English town centres, such as here in Darlington in the north-east. In recent years rising business rents, stretched household budgets and above-average UK unemployment have damaged the hearts of many communities across the country. Photo: AFP

British market towns embrace foodie wave to revive ailing centres

UK welcomes the era of the ‘experiential consumer’, as officials attempt to reboot and liven up the hearts of local communities, and help them rediscover their sense of identity

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Efforts are being made to lure people back into historic English town centres, such as here in Darlington in the north-east. In recent years rising business rents, stretched household budgets and above-average UK unemployment have damaged the hearts of many communities across the country. Photo: AFP
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