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Drawing on what you have learned from the Making Social Lives DVD and Learning Companion 1, outline how some benefit and others lose on a street you know.

The High Street, Stonehouse is the main road through the small town where I live. This has built up from a village to a bustling town with many different amenities. This is a busy road during the daytime and you’ll find a variety of age and class ranges within the community, although more nationalities, races and students will be found in City Road.
After watching (`The Street’ 2009) despite the High Street and City Road being in two very different parts of the UK there are both similarities and differences that connect both streets in benefiting and disadvantaging residents.
I’ll be reviewing how the different types of businesses, available on both streets, benefits different people in the community, night and day, while bringing limitations for residents too. I’ll look at how transport networks are utilized in each street and how this impacts the resident’s lives. I’ll discuss the similarities of how the two streets are set up with signage and rights of ways which shape the communities.
There are two small Cafes open during the daytime on the High Street. These serve traditional breakfasts, drinks and cakes. There’s no option of food variety during the day as you would find on City Road. The cafes cater for older, retired residents and mums with young children. They create a place for people to meet up and connect. This is also shown in (`Making Social Lives in City Road’ 2009 Scene 3) In the Taste Buds Café we see why two older ladies enjoy going there and the sense of security they feel. This is reiterated later by Dr Georgina Blakeley when speaking about the café. She describes it as “maintaining and repairing society through creating a sense of community through creating a sense of belonging amongst the people that go there”
The cafes are small and would not have many covers. This could...