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Proposal to increase Dorset County Council's arts services funding
Updated 1:35pm Wednesday 9th July 2014 in News
PLANS are moving forward to set up a Community Interest Company (CIC) for Dorset County Council’s arts services to increase access to funding streams.
At a meeting of Dorset County Council’s cabinet, members were told a proposal was being developed to restructure the council’s arts services and refurbish the Little Keep in Dorchester as a base for the CIC and hub for arts organisations.
Cllr Peter Finney said: “It’s a good move because it’s an indication of how the arts can get external funding without being associated with the county council and it gives them a way of moving forward.”
A further report with more details on the proposals is now being prepared and will be presented to the cabinet at its meeting in September.