I am excited to be able to share with my constituents that the Rt Hon. James Brokenshire, the Communities Secretary, has announced the launch of the Great British High Street Awards.
The Great British High Street Awards began in 2014. The Awards are back for 2018.
Entrants to the Awards are in with a chance to win up to £10,000 to spend on their community, plus on-the-ground support and events from the campaign street teams. In addition, there is also the opportunity for retailers, small businesses and the public to participate in a spend and win competition supported by Visa.
These awards are a chance for to celebrate and showcase the dedicated individuals, community groups and business leaders across the constituency of 'Daventry'.
There are two categories: Champion High Street, which will recognise the nation’s best high streets, and the Rising Star category which will recognise the nation’s most ambitious high streets, places which are taking the lead and working together to regenerate, adapt and diversify. An overall High Street of the Year in Great Britain and Northern Ireland will also be named.
The key dates for the Awards are as follows:
- 20 June – Great British High Street Awards Launch
- w/c 16 July – The ‘Great British High Street Week’ with cross-departmental engagement
- 22 August – Entries close
- 10 September – Shortlist announced
- 31 October – Voting closes and judges’ visits
- November – Winners announced at awards ceremony.
More information about the Awards can be found via our website at