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12 November 2017

Working with Lake District Calvert Trust

It’s a delight to be working with Calvert Trust once more, supporting the team as they work to harness the funds they need to maintain their leading provision for people with disabilities, and develop new ideas and projects. Tarnside worked alongside LDCT in 2011 when it raised £3.5m for a new state of the art watercentre. The trust has continued…
Arts & Heritage
4 November 2017


Storyhouse is Chester's new £37 million cultural centre, which opened in May 2017. A restored and revitalised 1930s Odeon building now houses an 800-seat auditorium, a 200-seat studio theatre, a restaurant and two bars and a 100-seat boutique cinema. It is a bold new heart for Chester's thriving cultural life: a theatrical venue for performances large and small, a 21st…
1 July 2017

Farewell to Di M, rural legend

A tearful farewell to the legendary Di McClure, globe-trotter, orienteering champion, WI leader, amateur golfer, Tarnside book keeper and crack proofreader. Di has retired once more to spend time with her grandchildren and travel the world in her campervan. We sent her off with fish and chips and third place in the pub quiz. She has promised to continue the…
1 May 2017

King Edward VI Almshouses

It was a real privilege to run a Step Change Workshop with trustees and other staff at the King Edward VI Almshouses, looking at how the charity can develop its housing stock and continue to serve the community of Saffron Walden. Almshouses have a knack of being incredibly of their time, and yet serving a very contemporary need. In a…
ASHA Trust Trainees
1 February 2017

Fiscal Studies and Early Learning

Tarnside is delighted to be working with two new clients: worlds apart in location and focus, but occupied both with how people interact with their economies and how best markets and policy can support people.The Institute for Fiscal Studies is Britain’s foremost independent Think Tank. Stalwart of Radio 4 and the News at 10, it is a respected research institute…