How Redditch is using Culture to drive regeneration

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I'm attending a Local Government Association training event for Councillors who have the 'Culture' brief on their councils. One of the areas we are covering is how culture can play a driving role in the regeneration of towns, so I wanted to reflect on how Redditch is placing culture at the heart of our own … Continue reading How Redditch is using Culture to drive regeneration

It wasn’t a dark night for Redditch; it’s a new dawn for voluntary sector funding for the many, not the few.

There's been a lot of misconception going around - some of it accidental, but some of it deliberate. Let's get to the facts of the matter and provide some more detail. As is often the case in this social media age, the accusations can be wrapped up in a single line, whereas the actual reality … Continue reading It wasn’t a dark night for Redditch; it’s a new dawn for voluntary sector funding for the many, not the few.

Remembering a tragic road traffic accident of 29th April 2009, which resulted in the death of Daniel Patterson, 21.

On the 29th of April 2009 I was sat in my room in house that I shared with friends that faced onto the London Road, Coventry (A4114). I was working late, probably on a website, when I heard an almighty smash followed by the screeching of a car braking. I initially assumed that two cars … Continue reading Remembering a tragic road traffic accident of 29th April 2009, which resulted in the death of Daniel Patterson, 21.