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Council upholds Southbank Asset of Community Value status

3rd March 2014

The decision by a London borough to list a part of the south bank of the Thames traditionally used by skateboarders as an ‘asset of community value’ (ACV) has been upheld following a review. In July last year campaigners succeeded in having the undercroft of the Southbank Centre listed as an ACV by the London Borough of Lambeth, which meant that under the Localism Act they would be able to bid to purchase the site if it came up for sale. The site’s owner, the Southbank Centre, subsequently asked Lambeth Council to review its decision.

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Hornsea Floral Hall's beer-soaked carpet up for auction – but bidding has barely reached the price of a pint

3rd March 2014

Read more at Hull Daily Mail
Hornsea Floral Hall’s beer-soaked carpet up for auction – but bidding has barely reached the price of a pint
Published: 3 March 2014


Delight as legend Ken Dodd pledges free show for Dudley Hippodrome

3rd March 2014

Read more at Express & Star
Delight as legend Ken Dodd pledges free show for Dudley Hippodrome
Published: 3 March 2014


Time is running out for campaign to save Bexhill cinema

3rd March 2014

Read more at Bexhill Observer
Time is running out for campaign to save Bexhill cinema
Published: 3 March 2014


Arts Council England hits back over regions

3rd March 2014

The Arts Council has responded to the debate on the regional balance of parts funding with a report. This England: How Arts Council England uses its investment to shape a national cultural ecology, sets out how the ten year ACE strategy “Great art for everyone” is redressing the balance, and attempts to put the debate into the context of a national strategy that includes the resources of London and how they can benefit the regions.

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Everyman theatre Liverpool re-opened with projections and pyrotechnics

2nd March 2014

Read more at the Liverpool Echo
Everyman theatre Liverpool re-opened with projections and pyrotechnics
Published: 2 March 2014


Collector shows off prized memorabilia as Pavilion Theatre prepares for 110th anniversary

1st March 2014

Read more at Daily Record
Collector shows off prized memorabilia as Pavilion Theatre prepares for 110th anniversary
Published: 1 March 2014


The Everyman, Liverpool: 'It already feels like home'

28th February 2014

Read more at The Telegraph
The Everyman, Liverpool: ‘It already feels like home’
Published: 28 March 2014


Liverpool Everyman reopens after £27m redevelopment

28th February 2014

The Liverpool Everyman theatre is reopening this weekend 1/2 March) after being rebuilt at a cost of £27m. There will be a lighting-up parade on Saturday and an open day on Sunday. The theatre has been shut since 2011, when the rebuilding work started.

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Liverpool Everyman reopens after £27m redevelopment

28th February 2014

Read more at BBC News
Liverpool Everyman reopens after £27m redevelopment
Published: 28 February 2014


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