• Cultural steps can get us back on our feet

    07 December 2021

    While evidence is growing that shows how important the arts can be for our health, Bob Neill says that the cultural sector should be seen as an ally in efforts to turbocharge our recovery from the pandemic.

  • Communities’ cultural renaissance

    24 September 2021

    Arts Council England will stand with local authorities that seize the chance to build a vibrant new reality for every place, born out of creativity, says Darren Henley

  • The art of preventing a brain drain

    19 September 2021

    Paul Shevlin suggests arts and culture have a part to play in attracting young residents to come to rural areas

  • Magna Carta is 'not for sale'

    04 December 2019

    A Kent town council has insisted its copy of the Magna Carta is ‘not for sale, and never has been’ after reports that councillors may be about to consider selling it.

  • TPA hits out at council art collections

    04 December 2019

    The Tax Payers’ Alliance has also hit out at councils across the UK for owning art collections worth nearly £1.9bn and only displaying less than a third of the pieces.

  • Manchester City Council to double its contribution to arts venue

    06 November 2018

    Manchester City Council is expected to more than double its contribution to delivering a new arts venue after the cost of project rose by £20m.