A group aimed at engaging with people who use Epsom town centre is to be formed following a suggestion in a report by TV retail expert Mary Portas.
Liberal Democrat councillors are planning to launch Friends of Epsom Town, which will be a key consultee on all matters concerning the town centre.
The borough council was last month awarded a £100,000 government grant to reinvigorate the local economy.
It came from a £10m High Street fund set up after advice from Ms Portas.
There is also to be a new Business Forum to bring together key local traders, with the hope of encouraging members to match the government grant.
The Lib Dems also want to appoint a town centre manager.
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Nigel & Maggie
10th July 2012
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