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Petitioning Leader John Osman and 1 other

Support the Arts in Somerset

The arts change people's lives. They also bring money into the area, by bringing people in. But without financial support most arts projects cannot survive. Last week, The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre went into administration. This has happened partly as a result of Somerset County Councils policy not to support the Brewhouse in 2011 which led to the removal of Arts Council funding. As a result, one restaurant has already closed and other businesses impacted will surely follow. We are asking Somerset County Council to reinstate their funding to the Arts in Somerset, which will also mean that Arts projects can apply for match funding from other organisations such as The Arts Council England. A relatively small amount of money could go a long way

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