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 Post subject: Save Swindon Dance
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2002 7:27 am 

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Below Jeanette Siddall writes about a threat to the dance infrastructure in the UK. For those who may feel this is all a bit remote from them, you may be interested that Lee Smikle from AMP's 'The Car Man' did his initial training at Swindon. <P> Image <BR><small>Lee Smikle in LA</small><P>As you will see below Swindon Dance serves the public and the dance community in a great variety of ways:<BR> <P><B>ACT NOW - Save Swindon Dance</B><BR> <BR>Swindon Borough Council is proposing closing the Town Hall - the home of Swindon Dance in order to give more money directly to schools in the Borough following a critical Ofsted (schools inspection) report.<BR> <BR>Swindon Dance is used by over 48,000 people a year, provides community classes, residencies, performances, the foundation course in partnership with Swindon College, Dansconnect - and plays a critical role in dance locally, regionally and nationally. The loss of its home - its central location and facilities designed to meet the needs of dance - would be devastating for Swindon Dance and for dance. We cannot afford to lose any of our precious dance spaces!<BR> <BR>There is strong local support for Swindon Dance - and you can add your support. <BR> <BR><B>ACT NOW - consultation ends on 25 January.</B><BR> <BR>Email <BR>Councillor Mike Bawden, Leader of the Council:<BR>with copies to <BR>Paul Doherty, Chief Executive:<BR>Julia Holberry, Cultural Services Group Manager:<BR>Marie McCluskey, MBE, Director Swindon Dance:<BR> <BR>- express your support for Swindon Dance<BR>- if possible highlight any direct connection that you have had with Swindon / Swindon Dance<BR>- your surprise / shock / distress at the proposal to close such an excellent, accessible and important facility<BR>- include your name, address and organisation if relevant and <BR> <BR>You can visit the Save Swindon Dance website - <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A> and add your name to the petition by emailing your name, organisation, address to: <BR> <BR>You can also write to:<BR> <BR>Cllr Mike Bawden<BR>Leader of the Council<BR>25 Carlton Gate<BR>Broome Manor<BR>Swindon SN3 1NF<BR> <BR>Cllr Chris Eley<BR>Labour's Spokesperson for Education and Culture<BR>22 Prospect Hill<BR>Swindon SN1 3JU<BR> <BR>Cllr Perkins<BR>Conservative's Spokesperson for Education and Culture<BR>22 Prospect Hill<BR>Swindon SN1 3JU<BR> <BR>Cllr Evemy<BR>Liberal Democrat's Spokesperson for Education and Culture<BR>22 Prospect Hill<BR>Swindon SN1 3JU<BR> <BR>Paul Doherty<BR>Chief Executive<BR>Swindon Borough Council<BR>Civic Offices<BR>Euclid Street<BR>Swindon SN1 2JH<BR> <BR>Julia Holberry<BR>Cultural Services Group Manager<BR>Premier House<BR>Station Road<BR>Swindon SN1 1TZ<BR> <BR>and copy everything to<BR> <BR>Marie McCluskey<BR>Swindon Dance<BR>Town Hall<BR>Swindon SN1 1QF<BR> <BR><B>DO IT NOW!</B><BR> <BR>Jeanette Siddall<BR>Dance UK<BR>Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TF<BR>020 7228 4990 <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A> <BR><p>[This message has been edited by Stuart Sweeney (edited January 13, 2002).]

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 Post subject: Re: Save Swindon Dance
PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2002 8:15 am 

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thanks for this, Stuart. Seems a very worthwhile project to support!

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