Host city for £5m Great Exhibition of the North to be revealed
Four towns and cities in the north of England are waiting to discover which one will win the right to host the £5m Great Exhibition of the North in 2018.
An announcement is due in the coming week to reveal whether Blackpool, Bradford, Sheffield or Newcastle and Gateshead will stage the exhibition.
Former Chancellor George Osborne came up with the idea as part of his Northern Powerhouse package.
As well as the £5m for the exhibition, he pledged £15m for a legacy fund.
This is what the bidding towns and cities are promising to do if they win: Blackpool The seaside resort's Great Exhibition... read more
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