Local authorities

UK Theatre has released a toolkit to help theatres work with local government, amid ongoing funding cuts. The Working With Local Authorities 'resource kit' includes...

An unused £4.5 million performing arts centre in Hartlepool will open later this year after local councillors agreed to take it over. It will reopen...

Cultural organisations in Oxford could be at risk if proposals to abolish Oxford City Council go ahead, arts leaders have warned. Industry leaders, including the...

Nominees for the UK’s first awards ceremony to honour councillors and local authorities who champion the arts have been announced. The nominees for the inaugural...

Local authorities are more likely to fund the arts to boost economic development than for any other reason, a report published by the New...

Local authorities have seen a significant improvement in their relationships with regional arts council officers over the past year, according to a recent report. Around...

The opening of the £22 million the Cast Theatre in Doncaster over the weekend just gone marks a triumph for municipal good sense and...

Local authority support for culture will fall by a further £124 million in 2013/14, according to figures published by the Department for Communities and...

In a time when funding cuts and purse-string tightening are the general way of things, it’s heartening to see an example of a borough...
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