Help your high street win national competition

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A COUNCIL is encouraging people to enter a competition to win this year’s ‘Great British High Street’.

The contest, run by the government’s Department for Communities and Local Government, will present the winner with a cheque for £50,000, to go towards development of the high street.

The winners will also receive a crash course in specialist digital training from internet giants Google, helping them make the most of their digital skills to attract new customers.

Council leader Louise Goldsmith said: ‘Boosting the economy is one of our main focuses as a county council.

‘The prize fund being offered to community high streets is an incredible offer and one it would be great if West Sussex could be part of.’

All nominated high streets must be submitted to the judges by September 1.

For more information on the competition and to enter your town’s high street, visit