Shaping the future of Ormskirk

Inspired by retail guru Bill Grimsey, a group of students from Edge Hill University were set the task of preparing Ormskirk for the 21st century.

Academic plays important role in high street taskforce review

Local authorities need to be given more powers to grant planning permission, prevent land banking and encourage landlords to fill empty shops, according to a review published today, following research into the state of Britain’s high streets.