Topic: Culture, sport and tourism

An essential ingredient for place making. How can communities and local government work together to make local life fun and enriching and attract visitors for economic development?

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Strategic Touring Programme and Creative People and Places

The briefing: * explains the Arts Council’s strategic approach to addressing the issue of areas of the country where cultural provision is very scarce and engagement in cultural activity is low, and * alerts councils to funding opportunities from two key programmes and explains the policies that underpin the programmes. The briefing will be of…

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On Your Radar – January 2012

On Your Radar looks back over the last period, ahead at what could be hitting the headlines and comments on issues relevant to local government that will be influencing the political landscape over the coming months. Given this is the first On Your Radar of 2012 it seems appropriate to focus more this month on…

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Creating a sporting habit for life – a new youth strategy

The central aim of the Government’s new Strategy for youth sport is to increase the number of 14-25 year olds playing sport ensuring that participation continues beyond school years into adulthood. This briefing summarises the key points, comments on its policy direction and on the debate over the money available for the strategy. The role…

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The week ahead in local government 27/06/11

On Tuesday the annual LGA conference begins. This year they are in Birmingham. Merrick Cockell will be confirmed as the new chair of the organisation, taking over from Baroness Eaton.

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