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Cultural Strategy

Meeting: 25/09/2014 - Council (Item 68)

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To consider a report on a Cultural Strategy for Torbay.

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The Council received Torbay’s Cultural Strategy ‘Enjoy, Talk, Do, Be…’ as set out in the submitted report.  The Strategy aimed to harness the value of culture and all the benefits it brings, within the context of positively addressing the post recession context and planning for a sustainable future.  A revised Officer recommendation was circulated.


It was proposed by Councillor Pritchard and seconded by Councillor Excell:


(i)         that the Council approve ENJOY, TALK, DO, BE - A cultural strategy for Torbay and its communities 2014-2024 and adopt the strategy as part of the Council’s Policy Framework;  and


(ii)        authority be delegated to the Director of Place, in consultation with the Mayor and the Executive Lead for Culture and Arts, to develop a cultural sector led Culture Board which will act as a catalyst for partners to engage with the strategy across the sector and develop funding options for the implementation of the aims and objectives.


On being put to the vote, the motion was declared carried (unanimous).