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City of Culture decision defended

11 Sep 2009 09:54:39

City of Culture decision defended

A decision not to put Stoke-on-Trent in the race to be the UK's City of Culture does not mean the council is embarrassed by the area, it said.Stoke-on-Trent will not bid to become the City of Culture in 2013 after earlier looking at the idea. Twenty-nine locations are in the running. The city council said it always considered it would be good idea in 2017 rather than 2013. It was concentrating "significantly" on the regeneration agenda, it added. 'Fabulous heritage' Hazel Lyth, ca.... read more


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