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West Berkshire Council to axe £1.25 million from frontline services

13th February 2014

There will be cuts to theatres, toilets, road safety and services for vulnerable people as West Berkshire Council looks to save £5.63m from its budget in 2014/15. A total of £1.25m will be slashed from frontline services and the council will lose 34 posts which it estimates will save £1m a year going forward. More than £500,000 will be removed from the support for disabled children, supporting people in need of care and services to vulnerable young people budgets.

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David Lan named as artistic director of World Trade Centre arts hub

13th February 2014

Read more at The Guardian
David Lan named as artistic director of World Trade Centre arts hub
Published: 13 February 2014


Public consultation now open for the Brighton Hippodrome redevelopment

13th February 2014

Planning applications BH2013/04351 and BH2013/04348

Planning and Listed Building Applications have been submitted to Brighton & Hove City Council for the redevelopment of the Hippodrome. To view the application documents online, please click here and enter the application numbers (BH2013/04351 and BH2013/04348), then click search.

View the proposals by: Alaska Development Consultants

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Middleton Popstars Academy are set to unveil their new 90-seat theatre at their Morton Street base, Manchester

12th February 2014

Read more at Manchester Evening News
Middleton Popstars Academy are set to unveil their new 90-seat theatre at their Morton Street base, Manchester
Published: 12 February 2014


IdeasTap receives Arts Council Exceptional Award

12th February 2014

On 12 February, 2014 ­ Arts charity IdeasTap will deliver a free national training programme for young people building careers in the creative industries, thanks to a £250,000 Exceptional Award from Arts Council England. Announced tonight by Chair of Arts Council England Sir Peter Bazalgette, IdeasTap Inspires will engage some 5,000 talented young people in a comprehensive support programme, including workshops, masterclasses, training events and online resources delivered all across England. Disciplines covered by IdeasTap Inspires will include theatre, photography, writing, and dance.

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Fresh report calls for new £30m theatre in Exeter to push forward city’s night time economy

12th February 2014

Read more at Exeter Express and Echo
Fresh report calls for new £30m theatre in Exeter to push forward city’s night time economy
Published: 12 February 2014


Up-and-coming artists back calls to save Pontypridd's Muni Arts Centre, which could shut under RCT council cutbacks

12th February 2014

Read more at Wales Online
Up-and-coming artists back calls to save Pontypridd’s Muni Arts Centre, which could shut under RCT council cutbacks
Published: 12 February 2014


Hundreds aim to save Theatre One from student flats fate

12th February 2014

Read more at Coventry Observer
Hundreds aim to save Theatre One from student flats fate
Published: 12 February 2014


Alhambra: Dumferline theatre wins army of admirers after renovation pictures are posted on Reddit

11th February 2014

Read more at Metro
Alhambra: Dumferline theatre wins army of admirers after renovation pictures are posted on Reddit
Published: 11 February 2014


Councillors reconsider the development of Conwy Quay as Civic Hall site becomes available

11th February 2014

Earlier this year it was agreed that the Conwy Civic Hall theatre/auditorium space would close at the end of March. At a Cabinet meeting this afternoon [11/02/14], Councillors were told that the Civic Hall could now be part of any future redevelopment in the town and that this should be investigated fully before a final decision is made on the future of the quay.

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