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Welsh Historic Building Grants now open for applications

10th February 2015

Grants are available from the Welsh Government for the repair of historic buildings and buildings situated within Conservation Areas. The focus is on projects that will help stimulate regeneration opportunities and/or which will help save listed buildings that are at risk. To apply you must be the builder owner or leaseholder with responsibility for repairs

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New £9m Funding for Welsh Community Assets

10th February 2015

A new £9 million programme to create more sustainable communities in Wales by supporting the transfer of assets has been launched by the Big Lottery Fund. The Community Asset Transfer 2 Programme (CAT2) aims to provide both capital and revenue funding to support the transfer of assets, such as land and buildings, to community ownership. Voluntary and community groups can apply for grants between £300,000 and £1,150,000 for projects that help regenerate and reinvigorate the assets and develop, manage and sustain them to improve their neighbourhoods. Deadline for submitting Stage 1 applications is midday, 20th May 2015.

Source: Big Lottery Fund


Handover of Carnegie Theatre in Workington agreed

10th February 2015

Read more in Times and Star
Handover of Carnegie Theatre in Workington agreed
Published 14 January 2015


Sponsor the planks in the world's oldest surviving music hall in Glasgow

10th February 2015

Read more at Glasgow Evening Times
Sponsor the planks in the world’s oldest surviving music hall in Glasgow
Published 10 February 2015


Theatres Trust ‘would support’ latest plans for Streatham Megabowl theatre space

10th February 2015

The Theatres Trust was mentioned in a blog published by ShoutStreatham relating to the Trust’s representation for Lambeth Council Planning Application: 14/06765/VOC.
Theatres Trust ‘would support’ latest plans for Streatham Megabowl theatre space
First published 5 February 2015 (ongoing edits by blog owner)


AHRC’s Cultural Value Project report on the ecology of culture launched

10th February 2015

A report commissioned by the AHRC’s Cultural Value Project was published today 10 February 2015. Written by John Holden, Visiting Professor at City University, London, the report – The Ecology of Culture – argues that the UK’s ‘cultural ecology’ is intensively interlinked, with many strengths, but also points of vulnerability. The report examines the interdependencies of publicly funded culture, commercial culture and homemade culture that interact and ‘shape the demand for and production of arts and cultural offerings’.


In London an Olympic Park anchors a resurgence

9th February 2015

Read more in NY Times
In London an Olympic Park anchors a resurgence
Published 9 February 2015


A leisure trust on its way for Carmarthen

9th February 2015

Read more with Carmarthen Planning
A leisure trust on its way for Carmarthen
Published 9 February 2015


Sheppard Robson to overhaul Alan Short-designed Contact Theatre, Manchester

8th February 2015

Read more at AJ
Sheppard Robson to overhaul Alan Short-designed Contact Theatre, Manchester
Published 5 February 2015


Waverley Council approves demolition of Farnham Redgrave

6th February 2015

Read more with The Stage
Waverley Council approves demolition of Farnham’s Redgrave Theatre
Published 5 February 2015


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