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Dave Welsh Interview – The Plymouth Palace Project

31st October 2013

Plymouth News interviewed David Welsh the Co- Director of The Plymouth Palace Theatre Project. Read the full interview on their plans for Plymouth Palace.


Hertswood Academy and Ark Theatre could be bulldozed under Elstree Corridor plans

30th October 2013

Proposals to bulldoze Hertswood Academy and the multi-million pound Ark Theatre were discussed at a council meeting tonight. Under plans to redevelop the Elstree Way Corridor, the Thrift Farm Lane high school could be demolished and merged with the the lower school site in Cowley Hill.

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Live music licensing consultation launched

29th October 2013

This consultation is about implementing reforms to entertainment licensing via a Legislative Reform Order. It sets out proposals to amend the Licensing Act 2003 so that certain entertainment activities in defined circumstances no longer require a licence before they can take place.

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Temporary exhibits for the Martin Creed exhibition at the Hayward Gallery sculpture terraces

29th October 2013

Appeal number: 13/04677/FUL

Lambeth Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to install three temporary outdoor exhibits associated with the upcoming Martin Creed exhibition at The Hayward Gallery, South Bank Centre, London.

The Theatres Trust supported the proposal. Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number, then click search.


Exeter group press ahead in hope to bring new theatre to the city centre

29th October 2013

A group are pressing ahead, looking at the feasibility of a new theatre in Exeter city centre. They believe that a new theatre would benefit the city and have formed a Theatre for Exeter Development Group – they have been meeting monthly since January to investigate the feasibility of the project.

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Theatres Trust joins call not to scale back 'green levies' on energy bills cuts

29th October 2013

Theatres Trust has joined leaders from more than 50 companies and institutes operating in the built environment who have written to David Cameron urging him to reconsider plans to cut green levies on energy bills.

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It's a Green Light for The First Night Riders 20 - 23 June 2014

29th October 2013

The First Night Riders charity motorbike and classic car adventure, which raises money to help The Theatrical Guild support backstage and front of house staff, has announced new dates for 2014. Organisers David and Brenda Edelstein, from track systems specialist Triple E, will be leading next year’s event and are inviting riders and classic car enthusiasts to join them from 20 – 23 June 2014.

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Locality run precious buildings at risk campaign

28th October 2013

Locality, tthe leading nationwide network of community-led organisations is running a campaign to gather as much information as they can about precious buildings at risk of decay and dereliction, due to poor ownership. If there is a building at risk near you, let them know.

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Town and Country Planning Association release report 'Planning Out Poverty'

28th October 2013

The TCPA, supported by the Webb Memorial Trust, has today launched in Parliament a snew report, ‘Planning out Poverty’, which argues that planning has become increasingly disconnected from people’s lives and has lost its focus on securing greater social equity.

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Letter: Brighton's Hippodrome can be the sizable theatre it needs

26th October 2013

Letters as published in The Brighton Argus from Councillor Brian Coomber, Conservative, Adur District Council and Terence Davis, Vice Chairman of the Frank Matcham Society

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