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Hopes regeneration will boost retail

The Infrastructure Minister hopes the regeneration of Douglas' shopping streets will provide a boost to the retail sector.

The likes of Upper Nelson Street and Wellington Street have been relaid so far, with the work also seen as a dry run for tackling Duke Street and Strand Street from March next year.

Despite his hopes, David Cretney ackowledges the high street has a lot of competition these days:

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