As a record of our Portas Pilot work, the Market Rasen Town Team will be making regular videos of our progress and plans. We now have three videos ‘in the can’, and here they are in order of most recent first:

December 2012, six months after MR BIG started, a video produced for us by students from the University of Lincoln:

Read more about the student’s involvement here 

High Street Feedback on the 1st BIG market:

The High Street traders talk about the 1st BIG market in Market Rasen, organised as part of the town’s Portas Pilot project.

The Town Team talk about the 1st BIG market:

The Portas Pilot town team talks about putting the market back in Market Rasen, alongside footage of them doing just that, at the 1st BIG market held in the town.

The original bid video that helped win Portas Pilot for Market Rasen

Our winning Portas Pilot Bid video, filmed and edited by Market Rasen business Push Creativity for free, as their contribution to the Portas Pilot bid.

As Mary Portas herself says: “Heres another great Portas Pilot video from town of Market Rasen. Its a bit long but worth putting in the effort for..!” (@maryportas on Twitter 17th April)

CONTRIBUTORS in order of appearance: Wendy at Blue River Jewellery, Shaun at Primal Art Tattoo Studio, Joyce at Peter Rhodes, Rob at Priceless, Robbie at Mill Farm Nursery, Ken (Market Rasen Mayor), Richard at Forget Me Not, Sarah (Student) at CG Partnership, children from Market Rasen C of E Primary and Middle Rasen Primary, Louise at Garnetts Confectioners, Jayne at The Chase, Bridget at Market Rasen Pet Centre, Bev at Touches Beauty, Kelly at Rasen Farm Shop, Market Rasen Resident, Darren at The Advocate Arms, Tealby Resident, Market Rasen Resident, Richard at Nicholsons Accountants, Ken & Sue at Rasen Hardware & DIY, Dr Parry (retired GP), Welton Resident, Sara at Brand Thing, Sarah at Lincolnshire Tree Services, Dave at The Red Lion. VOICE OVER Sally at The Gift Horse. FILMING and EDITING Ash & Angela at Push Creativity. SCRIPT Sara Scott at Brand Thing. MUSIC: Broken Quartet ‘Popsong’, Dano Songs ‘The Own Named Orion’, Barrence Whitefield and the Savages ‘Bloody Mary’. PHOTOGRAPHS: Racecourse from Zinaad on Flickr. Golf Club Against Ball by kulicki on Flickr, Gastro Image by M.V. Jantzen on Flickr.

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