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Who’s getting what arts cash in the post Leeds2023 divvy-up?

A list of who gets what arts funding over the next four years from cash-strapped Leeds City Council was released this afternoon. Under a new scheme devised with the ill-fated bid to host the European Capital of Culture 2023 in mind … Continue reading

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News in brief: Top West Yorks devolution official steps down; culture cash for Leeds; Labour row over new free school

West Yorkshire’s top devolution official stepping down The West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s head of policy, strategy and communications, Rob Norreys, is leaving the organisation at the end of the month. Given the fact that Mr Norreys (effectively the organisation’s number … Continue reading

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European Capital of Culture 2023? Not for us, says Manchester culture czarina

European Capital of Culture in 2023? We may be gearing up to apply in Leeds, but it’s not for Manchester apparently. An opposition motion going before a meeting of the city’s council tomorrow calls on chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein … Continue reading

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Council leaders to discuss possible Leeds bid for European Capital of Culture next week

Hot on the heels of last week’s public meeting, Leeds City Council’s leaders are about to begin their debate on whether Leeds should bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2023. The council’s executive board (made up of senior … Continue reading

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