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Studio Upstairs: artistic resources & education within a therapeutic community
setting. Image: Georgina Ann Gregory

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Studio Upstairs: artistic resources & education within a therapeutic community setting. Image: Georgina Ann Gregory

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Catalyst Challenge Fund

AHSW has opened applications to its Catalyst Challenge Fund, supported by Arts Council England. Three selected organisations will be challenged to raise £2000 via individual giving, which AHSW will match with a £2000 Catalyst Fund. CLICK HERE to read more about how to apply. (Deadline 31 Jan)

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Public Health England

List of Directors of Public Health in England (updated Dec 2015)

Public Health England has published a list of all 113 Directors of Public Health in England. The list provides a useful resource for people seeking to access local commissioners.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Arts Development Project Manager (Freelance)

Creativity Works are seeking a talented, enthusiastic and experienced Project Manager who has experience of socially engaged arts practice and events management on large and small scales, for a forthcoming Arts Development commissioned work in Foxhill, Bath. Deadline: 12pm, 31st Jan

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Church Youth Group Mosaic

TomatoJack Arts

TomatoJack Arts was co-founded by Angela Williams and Lynda Knott in 2011. Based in the heart of Gloucestershire we specialise in making mosaic artworks both for public spaces and for ...

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