School praises Leicester after City of Culture bid fails

Children from Leicester High School for Girls still support the city Credit: Leicester High School for Girls

Children from Leicester High School for Girls have declared their support for the city, following the disappointment of missing out on becoming UK City of Culture 2017.

Leicester lost out to Hull when the decision was announced this morning.

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Leicester 'City of Culture' bid

Leicester has lost out in its bid to become UK City of Culture 2017. The announcement that Hull has made the successful bid was made this morning.