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Clegg to visit city to launch council enterprise deal (via )

September 2, 2010

Hyperlocal coverage of Local Enterprise Partnerships.

Clegg to visit city to launch council enterprise deal Deputy Prime Minister and Hallam MP Nick Clegg is to visit Sheffield tomorrow to help launch a new scheme intended to bring the council and local businesses together. Mr Clegg will visit the Town Hall to help launch the new Sheffield Local Enterprise Partnership, introduced at last night's meeting of the full council. The LEP is intended as a repla … Read More

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A walk around Folkestone’s Creative Quarter (via Social seaside)

September 1, 2010

A great slideshow from James’ Kennell’s blog investigating the social impact of regeneration in seaside towns.

A slideshow of pictures, taken without any attempt to focus on particular uses of the space in the Creative Quarter in Folkestone, but solely to record the space as it would present itself to a visitor and to map the boundaries of the development. … Read More

via Social seaside

Students document pub life in arts project | Lambeth

August 5, 2010

A group of arts student have launched a booklet to offer a new perspective on what local pubs mean to a community.

Brixton Blog reports on a collaborative writing and illustration project based at the The Grosvenor in Stockwell which used the pub as its focal point to generate a booklet of work that draws inspiration from its ‘welcoming, eclectic, and altogether inspiring surroundings’.

I Digress Liam Roberts, a writer in the I Digress artists' residency at The Grosvenor pub, tells us about the launch of their zine last week With traditional local pubs disappearing at an alarming rate, what better way to celebrate them than by engaging a local team of creative types to off … Read More

via Brixton Blog

Salford moon walk | Salford Star

March 3, 2010

Environmental campaigners march to highlight threat to Salford mosslands. Salford Star

Titanic Breweries community pubs set for recognition | Pits n Pots

March 3, 2010

A brewery has been shortlisted for an award for its efforts to revive the ‘local’ through buying and refurbishing dilapidated pubs across North Staffordshire. Pits n Pots.

For sale: two Sunderland churches | SR2 Blog

March 3, 2010

Two Sunderland churches are being flogged by the United Reform Church because they are “not suitable for the 21st Century”.

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