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What Does House Of Fraser Quitting Northampton Say About The Town?

Reaction from listeners and shoppers in Northampton to House of Fraser's decision to close its store in Northampton's Grosvenor Centre. Primark and Next will leave their present Northampton locations and will share the site being vacated by House of Fraser.

Shoppers in Northampton offer their opinions, while Stuart talks to Councillor David Palethorpe, who is Labour's spokesman on regeneration on Northampton Borough Council, and to Dan Pickard, the Director of Corby Town Centre.

Also:

• a Westminster debate about changes to the podiatry service in Northamptonshire
• plans are firming up to turn the old Royal Mail site in Northampton into a school
• Tresham College launches apprenticeships in social media, including Facebook and Twitter
• warning about Air Ambulance charity bags scam
• a Northamptonshire turkey farmer gets set for a busy Christmas

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Wed 4 Dec 2013 06:00

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