Great Exhibition of the North: What Newcastle-Gateshead's rivals said
Newcastle-Gateshead’s rivals are congratulating Tyneside after the Government announced the first Great Exhibition of the North will be held in the North East.
The joint bid was chosen over Sheffield, Bradford and Blackpool to host the 2018 exhibition, which is the brainchild of former chancellor George Osborne and is part of his Northern Powerhouse vision.
Sheffield’s consortium congratulated Newcastle and Gateshead , saying the Steel City looks forward to working on the exhibition.
Professor Vanessa Toulmin, the University of Sheffield’s director of city and cultural engagement, was among... read more
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