20 Apr 2021

Bira member features on BBC Radio 4 show

Postive and inspiring stories of high streets doing well post-pandemic featured on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours.

One of the stories featured was that of Bira member Cathy Frost, who runs Loveone a lifestyle shop in Ipswich. She talked about the thriving independent scene in the area of Ipswich where she operates. Cathy is just one of a group of indies in the Saints part of Ipswich delivering regular community markets and encouraging new enterprises.

Other towns featured on the programme - How is your high street doing? - included Kendal, Congleton and Malvern, all of which reported varying fortunes over the last year.

You can listen again to the episode now 

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