Revitalising town centres can enhance amenities, culture and leisure in rural places. They can be powerful hubs for economic and social activity, and attract new residents and visitors. Initiatives might seek to address any number of local goals or priorities such as critical infrastructure environmental stewardship, public safety, housing, transportation, historic preservation and much more. For this reason, it should be a collaborative process that involves local citizens and responds to community needs. This session will discuss different successful strategies as well as some of the barriers.