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Frances Snowden

Arts & HeritageYoung People & Learning
31 July 2018

FACT

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK's leading media arts centre. Based in Liverpool, it offers a unique programme of exhibitions, film and participant-led art projects. It is a real hub for the city, and its learning and engagement work reaches diverse sections of the city: school pupils learn to code and use cutting edge technology to…
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Arts & HeritageResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Odysseus Unbound Foundation

I am Odysseus, Laertes’ son, world-famed For stratagems: my name has reached the heavens. Bright Ithaca is my home: it has a mountain, Leaf-quivering Neriton, far visible. Around are many islands, close to each other, Doulichion and Same and wooded Zacynthos. Ithaca itself lies low, furthest to sea Towards dusk; the rest, apart, face dawn and sun. Odyssey 9.19-26 Though…
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Housing & Community
31 July 2018

Bay Search and Rescue

Morecambe Bay is the UK’s largest expanse of mudflats and sand, reaching from Barrow-in-Furness to Fleetwood. Surrounded by saltmarshes and estuaries, it is beautiful but deadly: there are large areas of quicksand which move day to day, and water can move in at over 10mph over the miles of bay. BS&R was formed to develop the right capabilities to rescue…
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ConservationResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Foundation for Common Land

Half our countryside was once Common Land – privately owned land over which people have rights of use, mostly to graze livestock. Today just 3% of England is Common Land, yet these areas have immense importance to those who use them, to the wider public and to our landscape and heritage.  Common Land makes up large sections of our most…
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News
20 July 2018

Training under way as ASHA Trust expands to Western Cape, S.A.

ASHA Trust have begun their expansion into South Africa's  Western Cape, starting in Franschhoek with plans to reach Limpopo. With substantial new funding over three years from the Genesis Trust in the UK, they are able to make a major step-change in their operations, starting work with 26 home creches initially. In these impoverished communities they will train women in…
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Research & Think Tanks
24 June 2018

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

The Institute for Fiscal Studies is Britain's leading independent microeconomic Think Tank, covering subjects from tax and benefits to education policy, from labour supply to corporate taxation. Its research not only has an impact on policy makers, think tanks and practitioners, it has also gained a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Tarnside is delighted to be working with IFS as…
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Arts & Heritage
22 June 2018

Octagon Theatre Bolton: Octagon Reimagined

The Octagon Theatre is Bolton's cultural heart, touching the lives of everyone in the town. It was built on local pride, ambition and philanthropy, and opened in 1967 as the first new theatre to be built in the North West since World War 1. It has been bold since its beginning, supporting new and local writing, and working with all…
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ConservationHousing & Community
20 June 2018

Red Squirrel South West

Red Squirrel South West has been formed by a group of wildlife conservationists, and aims to restore red squirrels to the south west of England. It is working to develop existing populations and create new red squirrel sites, and to grow this network until they meet up and the species, now threatened with extinction, is fully restored to the south…
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News
10 May 2018

Odysseus Unbound in Geoscientist Magazine

Lovely to see such a terrific write-up of the work of Odysseus Unbound in the prestigious Geoscientist magazine, the monthly Fellowship magazine of the Geological Society of London - and such a warm and enthusiastic editorial. it's a pleasure to have worked with the trustees, and to see their peerless research moving them ever closer to Odysseus's homeland. Link here…
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News
12 April 2018

School Hydrotherapy pool Campaign nearing £1m target

An inspiring story in this week's Somerset Gazette detailing how Avalon School, a special school in Street, are nearing their £1.m target to build a much-needed hydrotherapy pool. This is a wonderful project which will help Avalon's pupils, who have special needs and disabilities, and the wider community. Read in full about this wonderful client here and their very popular art…
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