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by Anna Eaton

Collective Power: Feels Like Home, Barnsley Museums

We learn about what a community group for anyone new to Barnsley has achieved, learnt and loved along the way as part of our Collective Power award showcase with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance.

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by Anna Eaton

Bringing digital arts innovations to St Helens – Artist Brief

Ideas Alliances are working with St Helens Libraries to deliver an action research project that is investigating ‘What does a digital offer look like for St Helens?’. As part of this piece of work, we want to commission a creative digital arts project – inviting innovative ideas for how our increasingly digital society might affect the people of St Helens…

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by Robert Punton

Covid Considerations: Thinking time and new ways of thinking

Social change activist, poet and businessman Robert Punton's perspective of lockdown and the opportunities he sees. From no longer having to worry about travelling to meetings as a disabled man to new connections and grassroot movements.

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