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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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A public notice from the authority states: "Following the construction of the inner relief road and the introduction of an order on High Street to prohibit driving except for access, surveys have been undertaken monitoring vehicle movements on High Street.
A TORY former Cabinet minister has called for an internet sales tax to be brought in to level the playing field for high street shops with online retail giants such as Amazon.
HIGH street champions are coming to Huddersfield to help boost the local economy.
It has resulted in high street traders struggling as a result of reduced footfall and also seen an increase in the number of vacant shop units.
AN END of an era for another iconic brand disappearing from the high street.
CLOTHES, shoes, food, homeware, jewellery, gifts, Prestatyn High Street is known for its thriving independent shops.
Plaid's shadow economy minister Rhun ap Iorwerth said with the high street being a key driver for local economies it was important to create the conditions for local businesses to compete with large multinational businesses in out of town developments.
ANORTHUMBERLAND seaside town has won a competition to find Britain's best coastal high street.
A ROAD that was praised for its neighbourliness and independent shops has been named the Great British High Street of the Year.
THREE years ago a dawn raid was carried out to raze the "ring of oaks" in Shirley Park to the ground in order to make way for an Asda superstore centred shopping development, the primary purpose of which was supposed be to regenerate Shirley High Street.
The Health on the High Street report rated the businesses and services of major towns and cities across the UK and includes league tables based on the proportion of business in shopping hubs which, from on a sample of 2,000 respondents, are seen to either support or harm public health.
BIRMINGHAM City Council, through the auspices of Sustrans, have put into place a new design plan for Kings Heath High Street by way of a project called Active School Neighbourhoods or, to give it a subtitle, 'A war on cars.