Hebden Bridge needs YOUR votes in the Great British High Street awards

Market Street, Hebden Bridge if the Great British High Street Awards.
Market Street, Hebden Bridge if the Great British High Street Awards.

Hebden Bridge needs your votes in the national competition to find Britain’s best high street.

With one week to go until voting closes, the final rankings release by the Great British High Street Competition has revealed that in the small market town category, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, remains the front runner.

Hebden Bridge has fallen into second place and Thame, Oxfordshire, is in third place.

With the public vote making up 50 per cent of final decision, the team behind Hebden Bridge’s bid for the top spot are urging people to vote so they can take back the prime position.

High Streets Minister Andrew Percy said: “Over 300,000 votes have been cast in the competition so far, proving that people are passionate about their high streets up and down the country.

“Hebden Bridge did fantastically well to make it into the final three, but now every vote counts and they need an extra push to get them title of Britain’s best high street.”

The Great British High Street Competition 2016 celebrates the great work that is being done to revive, adapt and diversify the nation’s high streets.

This year’s competition saw a record 900 entries across all 14 categories, including the new categories for individuals and shops.

Winners in each category will get a share of a prize pot worth £100,000 and expert training from Google’s digital taskforce for shops, bars and restaurants, as well as a trip to Twitter UK’s London office to boost their social media skills.

Until November 18 , you can vote by visiting thegreatbritishhighstreet.co.uk/finalist-small-market-town