Youtube video will promote town to the rest of the world

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A promotional video has been produced to highlight why visitors and residents love Belper. People are being asked to take a look at the Youtube clip to see how the Belper Vision Cluster group is working to promote Belper to the rest of the world.

The five-minute clip showcases Belper’s growing café culture, historic buildings, parks and industrial heritage and features local people and businesses talking about why they love their town. The film captures the Belper Food Festival along with brass bands, drama and musical entertainment.

It has been played at the Britain In Bloom judging and has been praised by Visit Peak District Tourist Board as a way to encourage more visitors to the town and to show people what the town has to offer.

By featuring the video on Youtube, the film will reach a wider audience, who will be encouraged to holiday in the town.

The film aims to encourage visitor to the town along with the new Ambassadors scheme, which welcomes visitors and promotes businesses who offer to answer shoppers questions about the town’s attractions, history and open spaces. Itis a partnership creation between the Belper Vision group and features local historian Adrian Farmer talking about the town’s role as part of the birthplace of the industrial revolution.

Regeneration Manager for Amber Valley Borough Council, Stephen Jackson said: “Belper has seen a transformation over the years which has attracted new businesses like cafes and delis which has boosted the attractiveness of the high street and developed a USP for the town that makes it a vibrant and interesting place to visit.”

To see the film visit http://youtu.be/L-moL7CmSQQ