• 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.