Marks and Spencer to open a shop in Grantham
14 February 2014 Last updated at 21:40 GMT
News that Marks and Spencer is to return to a Lincolnshire town has been welcomed by businesses.
The shop closed branches in Grantham, Skegness and Scunthorpe in 2011, stating the stores were not "financially viable".
But it has now submitted a planning application to open a Grantham store.
Jake Zuckerman reports.