Help steer city’s bid for culture capital

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Council chiefs are calling for people across the district to back Leeds’ bid to become European Capital of Culture 2023.

Leeds City Council is searching for people to volunteer to be part of a steering group to help put the city’s bid together.

Positions, which are open to everyone, include an independent chairman or chairwoman, members of the main steering group and members of a series of sub groups.

Members of the main steering group will be responsible for agreeing the vision, focus and themes of the bid before it is submitted to the judging panel in December 2017.

To get involved visit and fill in the form.

Forms must be returned to by Friday, July 31 2015.