Echo throws its weight behind Sunderland’s UK City of Culture bid
Today the Echo is urging readers to back the bid as the campaign to make Sunderland UK City of Culture 2021 steps up a gear.
Around £500,000 has been promised in support of helping Sunderland’s dream of winning the title become a reality.
The support has come from a range of businesses and organisations from across the city, all of whom can see the huge cultural, economic and social benefits of landing the title, which could plough up to £80million into the local economy.
Companies generously promising support include Hays Travel, Siglion, Gentoo, SAFC and Sunderland BID, while media... read more
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