Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says cities will benefit from taking part in the bidding to become 2017 Capital of Culture.
"It tends to bring together cultural organisations together with the city council, together with local communities"
"I would certainly say the winning bid shouldn't be one that's a top-down bid written in the city council office. It should be one that engages the whole of the local population".
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A windy day, with rain gradually spreading from the south-west further into the rest of the country.
A man and two teenagers have been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in Rhyl in the early hours of this morning.
It will be a dry night with clear spells for all of us, but the south-easterly wind will increase, becoming rather windy by morning.