Posted: Thu 20th Oct 2016

Council Urges Residents To Get Voting For Prestatyn In High Street Awards

This article is old - Published: Thursday, Oct 20th, 2016

Council urges residents to get voting for Prestatyn in High Street Awards ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Denbighshire County Council is urging people to get behind Prestatyn High Street’s bid for glory in the Great British High Street competition for 2016. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Twenty-seven finalists now have the chance to impress an expert judging panel and battle it out in a public vote to be crowned Britain’s best. Winners in each category will not only get a share of prize pot worth £100,000, but they’ll also receive expert training from Google’s digital taskforce for shops, bars and restaurants and a trip to Twitter UK’s London office to boost their social media skills. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Prestatyn has made the shortlist in the Coastal Community Category, along with Falmouth and Cleethorpes. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Leader of Denbighshire, Councillor Hugh Evans OBE, said: “This is a tremendous achievement for Prestatyn and I would like to offer the Council’s congratulations on making the shortlist. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“All of our town centres are important to us in Denbighshire and town centre growth has been identified as a priority in our Economic and Community Ambition Strategy. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Prestatyn has seen great developments over recent years, with the town’s High Street in particular seeing some major retail and environmental improvements. Prestatyn really can compete against other towns in the region and the confidence in the High Street really shows how organisations working together with the local community really can make a difference. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I would urge everyone to get behind Prestatyn’s campaign and vote. Every single vote counts.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Alongside the public’s votes shortlisted areas will also be inspected by judges made up of industry leaders from across retail, property and business – including British Land, The Post Office and Holland & Barrett. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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