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Cultural planning guidance provided in new Government online Planning Practice Guidance

The Culture in Planning Alliance (CiPA) is delighted that the new online Planning Practice Guidance published on 06 March 2014 and introduced by Nick Boles MP in his written ministerial statement includes new references to guide the development of culture in local plans and plan-making. CiPA is very pleased that many of its recommendations during […]

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ACE publishes advice on the Community Infrastructure Levy

Arts Council England has publishing a briefing for the arts and cultural sector on the Community Infrastructure Levy. The Community Infrastructure Levy allows local authorities to raise funds towards infrastructure needed to support the development of their areas. The document, called The Community Infrastructure Levy: advice note for culture, arts and planning professionals, can be […]

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Ixia Public Art Survey 2011

Nearly 700 people participated in ixia’s Public Art Survey 2011. Of these, 500 work in the public art sector in the UK. However, sample sizes for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are too small to be confident in using the data, so the key findings concentrate on public art in England. The survey is the […]

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ixia’s Public Art Survey 2011

ixia has launched an important survey to build a map of the public art sector. They are seeking your responses now – whether you are based in the UK or internationally.

The survey investigates:

The range of individuals and organisations who are engaged with public art; How public art is funded; What effect the […]

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Case Study: Empty Shops

Inspired by the ‘To Let’ Signs outside of the empty shops Pennine Lancashire’s LET project turned “Empty spaces into creative places”. Under the collective working group Creativity Works, five local authority districts (Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle and Ribble Valley) came together to work on an empty shop programme. Three joint working themes were […]

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Shared Vision: Lessons In Public Art

New village developments around Cambridge are creating an opportunity for new public art commissions. Andy O’Hanlon, South Cambridgeshire District Council Arts Officer, describes two such projects and the benefits they have brought to the area.

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This article first appeared in the Cambridge Architecture Gazette […]

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New Face In Town

Suzanne Dimmock, Arts Projects Assistant with Allerdale Borough Council, describes how Public Art has made a m,ajor impact on a new town centre development in Workington, a town of just 30,000 people. Ther article outlines how the public art initiative was funded and is well illustrated. 

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