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Streatham campaign to save High Street shops

Some British high streets are struggling and the government brought in shopping tsar Mary Portas to help revive them.

Susana Mendonça reports on the efforts of one south London street, previously branded the worst in the country, as Mel Larsen from Shop in Streatham explains how it started to fight back.

Some images from Pathe News

Following the film, Griff Rhys Jones and Grant Shapps spoke about British High Streets


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  • 10 May 2012
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