Kettering attractions unite in bid to become ‘Portas Pilot’

Four of Kettering’s main visitor attractions have joined forces in a bid for up to £80,000 of funding as a ‘Portas Pilot’ town.

Wicksteed Park, Boughton House, the Newlands Centre and Kettering Conference Centre, home of Kids Play, the National Volleyball Centre and the Lighthouse Theatre, have worked with Kettering Council to apply to pilot the shopping guru’s ideas to revitalise the high street.

For a full report on the bid and reaction from traders see Tuesday’s newspaper.