Video: Pateley Bridge put on a warm reception for Best High Street judges

 has made it to the finals for the Best High Street Award.

Being in the final 3 for the Best Village category, they are up against Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria and Langport in Somerset. With 900 entrants overall and being 1 of 27 finalists over all categories, they are already winners.

Yesterday (28 October 2016) saw a tour of the High Street by the judging panel along with with David Kerfoot MBE, DL, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire.

The party was received by , Chairman of Nidderdale Chamber of Trade. The tour started with a bus tour of the High Street in a classic bus before a walk down the High Street. Pateley Bridge did itself proud with a strong turn out of friendly local retailers.

The winner will be decided 50% from the judging panel and 50% by a public vote, to vote see

The best village high street will get a share of a prize pot worth £100,000 and expert training from Google’s digital taskforce for shops, bars and restaurants as well as a trip to Twitter UK’s London office to boost their social media skills.



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