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Peter Marshall peter at
Wed Jun 4 10:47:01 BST 2003

>When I was listening to Radio Bristol on the way to work, they
>basically gave the impression that Liverpool won the Capital of Culture
>because it's more of a shit hole and therefore needs the investment to
>improve. That seemed a bit harsh, but could be true?

It was always going to be a political decision, that's why I was surprised that Belfast went out at the first cut. If it was based on need, Bristol should have based their bid around the fountains in St Augustines Parade/Broad Quay rather than Millennium Square.