Nearly 800 jobs have been created and almost £220 million invested in Hull’s tourism and cultural sectors since the city was named UK City of Culture 2017, according to a preliminary evaluation.
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A Hull playwright has said the area needs continued investment if it is to keep the benefits it gained when it was the UK’s City of Culture.
When money is in short supply, funding for the arts and culture is often among the first things to be squeezed.
‘People will raise an eyebrow’ — council plans £1.4m City of Culture-inspired celebrations days after foodbank plea is rejected
Council chiefs in Perth plan to dig into their reserves to help pay for more than a million pound of City of Culture-inspired festivities.
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The BBC has defended itself against accusations that it was biased towards Paisley in its coverage of the UK City of Culture contest.
Sir, - Congratulations to your journalist Jonathan Watson for continuing to highlight the issue of seagulls blighting our towns and attacking innocent people.
The £20 million transformation of Perth City Hall remains on track despite the failure of the city of culture bid.
Dundee is a city “fizzing with energy and attitude” that deserves high praise for transforming itself from “dismal deprivation to groovy creative hub”, according to a prestigious guide that lists it as amongst the top 12 best places to live in Scotland.
What’s in a name? Quite a lot when it comes to city status apparently.