The People’s Vote – Town Solutions Challenge

Help decide the winner of the Town Solutions Challenge People’s Vote

We need your help to see which place focussed business will win the People’s Vote.

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Revive & Thrive’s challenge to businesses, is to demonstrate how their product, services or solutions are the best ones to pull together those elements of Colchester’s community, to interpret the heritage of the town in a way that meets the needs of locals and visitors, young and old, and to support the infrastructure of this place to help it develop and grow in an ever more competitive 21st Century marketplace.

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Don’t worry if you don’t know Colchester well.  Apply the questions to your town or city and score accordingly.  We’ve asked the entrants to consider

how their solution meets the needs of the Colchester community and also to demonstrate how it is transferable to other UK towns and cities.

The Challenge

Colchester is the UK’s oldest recorded town, with heritage and architecture dating back to Roman times.

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From medieval shopfronts and castles, to a unique Victorian water tower, the town boasts over 2,000 years of history, setting it apart from many other places in the country.

Today, the town benefits from both a stable resident community, a young and dynamic demographic, thanks to the university, and a strong visitor offer.

With a forward-thinking council, a strong resident-led voluntary sector and an energetic new town team, Colchester is well-placed to take advantage of local, regional, national and international visitors.

 

However, as with any town or city across the country, Colchester has both opportunities to

This Challenge and Revive & Thrive Annual Conference is supported by Colchestersoup, Colchester Borough Council & Colchester Town Team
This Challenge and Revive & Thrive Annual Conference is supported by Colchestersoup, Colchester Borough Council & Colchester Town Team

improve and challenges to face and we want you to tell us who should win The People’s Vote in the Best Solution for Towns and Cities. Please vote below

As a reminder the solution needs to meet the needs of the Colchester community, but should also demonstrate how it is transferable to other UK towns and cities.

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Watch the videos below and vote for your favourite.  New applicants will be added weekly and each time they are we will ask for your new winner or you may vote for the same solution again.

Voting will close at midday on the 26th September and the winner will be announced at the Revive & Thrive Annual Conference 29th/30th September in Colchester and via social media.

The result will be achieved by aggregating the weekly results into one final winner.

If you want to be updated when new entries are Colchester logoposted online, email challenge@reviveandthrive.co.uk

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 Best Overall Winner 2015 – City Dressing

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Nominees

Blachere Illumination
City Dressing
Made You Look!

OurLocal Town
Pinpointer

miconex

Space-Qube

Streetcloud