Culture Finance north west services are free but the organisation does not endorse or recommend any particular products or loan providers and does not receive any commission or fees for introductions. ‘By matchmaking between the financial sector and the creative industries, Culture Finance north west depreciation schedule ATO can bring mutual benefits to both parties. The launch of Culture Finance north west provided a great platform for discussion and networking between the Creative Industries and the financial sector.
Verity Leigh, who has been covering the post of Touring Officer, leaves Arts Council North West on 31 October, and Maureen Jordan returns as Touring Officer from her secondment at the International Institute for Culture, Tourism and Development at London Metropolitan University on 10 November. Assistant Communications Officer Tracy Horan left the organisation in September to take up a place on a postgraduate teacher-training course at Bolton Institute. Fiona Davidson has joined the organisation as Communications Officer, as maternity cover for Julie Leather, who is due to return next year.
Dance Officer Mileva Drljaca has left to take up a new post in South Yorkshire and Director of Finance Roger Goddard has also left, after a rousing send-off at Manchester’s Victoria Baths. Other new members of staff include the Head of Finance and Operations, Vanda Hagan, and Louisa Green, who has joined the Grants administration team. If your organisation could benefit from free business advice or a new board member with business skills, don’t forget the services of Business in the Arts:North West. BIA:NW has four programmes to assist arts organisations and museums to improve their management and become more businesslike. The Skills Bank has a pool of business managers who provide advice and guidance to an arts organisation seeking expert help with a particular aspect of its operation, such as business planning, marketing or personnel.
The Skills Bank does not provide an extra pair of hands; rather the adviser works with an arts manager on a skills transference basis so that the organisation acquires new expertise. The Board Bank finds business people interested in joining a board and offers them to arts organisations seeking specific skills, such as finance and marketing. The Positive Action Board Bank targets Black and racial minority candidates and a piece of ongoing action research is identifying deaf and disabled candidates.
There will be a further additional service 527 two days a week linking St Columb Major with St Austell. This year’s International Firefighters’ Day of Remembrance will be marked at 11 am on Tuesday 16th September by fire fighters at fire stations in Cornwall and across the UK observing a one minute silent tribute. Hazel Stuteley OBE, Community Development Manager of West of Cornwall Primary Care Trust, will perform the opening ceremony, depreciation schedule for rental property to be attended by representatives of the funding bodies and members of the local community. The office will be a base for Helping Hands as they continue to represent the residents of North Close Estate, and it can be used for meetings and social gatherings.
Other agencies such as Health, Social Services and Employment can use the meeting room to provide their own services providing help right at the heart of the community. Local County Councillor Cyril Waterhouse says, The new office will provide an excellent base for the continuing development of the North Close Estate. The residents and everyone else involved should be congratulated for providing such a facility for the people of the area.
This office is the first step of a longer term plan to have a purpose-built community building, which could be used by all of the people of North Redruth. Visitors will be able to find out a whole wealth of bizarre facts, from the curious to the down right ridiculous, including what goes into a witch’s bottle and rules for drunkards in Redruth and even a cure for drowning. The aim of the event is to address the stigma associated with Record Offices as being ‘boring’ or only for a select few.
A rare ‘behind the scenes’ tour will also be held where visitors will be able to catch a rare glimpse of the ‘strong rooms’ and watch documents being restored. Paul Brough, County Archivist at Cornwall Record Office, said ‘Staff at the Record Office have been working very hard to make this day is as interesting and as varied as possible. This is one of a number of events being held locally to celebrate Archive Awareness Month so why not come along to any of the events and find out what archives are all about. Spearheaded by the National Council of Archives, Archive Awareness Month is a national campaign to raise the profile of Archive Services across the country and bring to people’s attention the diverse range of information archives have to offer.