Cultural steps can get us back on our feet
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
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
Paul Shevlin suggests arts and culture have a part to play in attracting young residents to come to rural areas
Time to review our history
Following the toppling of slave trader Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol, Kathy O'Leary explains how her council is reconsidering its historic monuments.
Prospect raised of financial support for Glasgow
The Scottish First Minister has raised the possibility of further financial support for Glasgow City Council to reopen leisure and cultural facilities.
BUDGET 2021: Sunak's lifeline for workers and business
Rishi Sunak’s Budget is expected to provide a lifeline for workers as the furlough scheme is extended to September while the universal credit £20 uplift could also be prolonged for six months.
A new way to wed
Many a 1970s comedian compared getting married to a prison sentence. Ho ho!
Union 'bewildered' by backing of city of culture bid
Bradford City Council has come under fire after backing a campaign to become the UK’s city of culture.
Poo are you kidding?
Diary was zapped back to the Mesozoic era this week after coming across a council’s mischievous complaints page.
Cambridge brings service in-house from struggling charity
Cambridge City Council is to bring its cultural events service back in-house, after the charity Cambridge Live ran into financial difficulties.
Manchester City Council to double its contribution to arts venue
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.