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Retail guru Mary Portas visits Nelson


  • SHOPPING guru Mary Portas is visiting Nelson for the first time today to see where her £100,000 has been spent.
  • The town was one of 12 in the UK to become a 'Portas Town', receiving funding and expertise to transform its high street.
  • Since receiving the funding council bosses have teamed up with Nelson and Colne College students to offer a new dimenson to the likes of Scotland Road, Manchester Road and Leeds Road.
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