10 ideas for change: North east England

Children at an exhibition at Seven Stories From inventive ways to boost arts and creativity to social enterprises set up in housing estates, Newcastle and the north east are not short of ideas for plugging the funding gap and helping build its local economy. Here’s 10 of the best ideas for change: 1. Seven Stories: Ensuring books are accessible to all children: Seven Stories is the National Centre for Children’s Books and is based in a seven storied former grain warehouse in the Ouseburn area of Newcastle. Established in 1996 as part of the regeneration of the then derelict Ouseburn area, it operates as a charity with a key aim of making books accessible to children and young people in the local area and beyond. It houses a collection of children’s literature and runs a wide range of learning and outreach activities: http://www.sevenstories.org.uk/ 2. Live Theatre: … (To read more, subscribe below)

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Clare Goff

Clare Goff

Clare Goff is editor of New Start magazine

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