Seaside towns should be given more powers and cash to boost regeneration as resorts fight back from the coronavirus crisis, a report urges today.
A study by the Locality think tank, seen exclusively by the Mirror, says communities should be given greater responsibility for reviving their areas.
Its 22-page report, 'Power of community on the coast', says: “Many coastal communities share common characteristics that have put them at the sharp end of the impact of the pandemic. “These include structural economic challenges and associated higher levels of deprivation. “Our new research looks at the role community power should play in tackling these challenges and in ensuring that a fairer and greener recovery in coastal places is led by theRead more on mirror.co.uk