Starting-up? How about Scarborough?

scarborough.jpgScarborough, whose residents include the likes of Jimmy Savile, Vera Duckworth and the bassist from Showaddywaddy, is, believe it or not, the UK’s most enterprising town.Recovered from a dual decline in tourism and fishing and an aging population, Scarborough has been ‘culturally reborn’ thanks to a successful £30m regeneration project creating 2,000 new jobs. Find out about the winning town here.The news was announced last night at the final of Enterprising Britain Awards, supported by BERR, Make Your Mark, Enterprising Britain and the European Enterprise Awards.The event, held at No.11 Downing St (Chancellor Darling seemed to have popped out but was kind enough to leave the key under the doormat) celebrated the achievements of 12 regional finalists before unveiling the winner.Smarta sneaked a reporter past security who, of course, grabbed the inside track on Scarborough’s hotspots and also sniffed out a slightly bigger story; the new chairman of Make Your Mark? Well obviously we can’t say, but if you were to line-up all the Dragons’ Den panel and then pick the tallest...
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