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St Pauls Carnival to get council backing

The future of one of the West's best-known and biggest events appears secure tonight with news that St Pauls Carnival is to receive a funding boost.

ITV News has been told the support from the city council and Arts Council will allow organisers to plan for the carnival's return next year AND it's 50th anniversary in 2018.

The carnival in one of Britain's biggest free festivals Credit: ITV West Country

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