Amy Gibbons. The University of Essex supported Colchester's bid to become a new creative hub Picture: The broadcaster revealed its first shortlist today, after judging over 30 submissions from towns and cities all hoping to become the Looking for misses Colchester National HQ, or one of two creative hubs.
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While Channel 4 received bids from Ipswich, Colchester Looking for misses Colchester Norwich, nowhere in East Anglia was shortlisted for the project. Despite the setback, council leaders have said they were proud to enter their towns for the scheme — and will continue to promote what are clearly talented communities.Voth TX Wife Swapping
Looking for misses Colchester David Ellesmere, leader of Ipswich Borough Council, LLooking There were clearly some very strong candidates and we wish them well but feel that Ipswich represented the smaller, non-metropolitan centres that could have delivered so much.
However, putting the bid together did make us realise how much creativity we have here and I do want to thank all our team of partners and supporters for their hard work.
Nick Barlow, Colchester Council portfolio holder for commercial services, said: Colchester has all the right ingredients: Failing to be shortlisted makes no sense whatsoever to us. We will press on, working with all relevant agencies as Suffolk continues Looking for misses Colchester develop its film and TV hub ambitions.
Their involvement would have made a big difference, a very positive impact, on the opportunities available in the county. Fro are disappointed on behalf of the people of Suffolk.
When asked why the East of England was missed off the list, a spokesperson for Channel 4 said: These were assessed by the Channel 4 team against our Looking for misses Colchester for the National HQ and the creative hubs, msises was set out as part of the published pitch Looking for misses Colchester process.
This will help support creative businesses, jobs, and growth across all of the UK. The 13 places shortlisted were: Following this, Channel 4 will engage in further discussions with cities and regions as necessary, before selecting the final locations in October Log in Register.
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