Great and good back Sunderland's UK City of Culture 2021 bid as £107million worth of hopes go in

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Sunderland's celebrities and representatives came out to get behind the bid for UK City of Culture 2021.

Twitter users were urged to send a strong message to judges that Sunderland was the best contender for the status as the final bid was submitted today, with thousands of tweets going out from people across the region in response.