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Intervention is vital to prevent the loss of our town centres

I first visited Muncie, Indiana in 1977, 25 years ago. It was my first visit to the US and, in spite of two days in New York City on route, it proved to be a trip that truly represented America. Muncie sits in the Bible belt, full square on flat land that seems to go on forever. Hoosier County is full of people that are not sure where London is, or indeed whether Europe is a country or a state. This is not their fault, as they have no newspaper and the TV stations only talk about Indiana, ...

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