Launch event attended by over 70 people representing
local authorities from across the region.
Over 1,525 column inches achieved including a front
page lead story and inside feature in the region's main daily newspaper
- the Yorkshire Post.
Front page coverage in all relevant regional evening
Interviews on all local radio and TV stations in
the Yorkshire and Humber region.
A BBC Radio 4 Today programme live interview.
National press coverage.
Applications obtained from most regional local authorities.
Six market towns chosen to receive up to £1m
in financial support.
Development of private/public sector partnerships
in towns across the region.
Partnership with Civic Trust at a national seminar
attended by a government minister.
National roll out of the market towns programme.