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May 2013

LearnPlay MD talks to BBC WM about The Public

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Ro Hands – MD of LearnPlay Foundation talks to Pete Morgan at BBC WM about The Public and why its just an important part of the community and how converting it into a college annex will have a massive impact…

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Bosses tell of their disappointment over Sandwell College plan for The Public

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Businesses at The Public today spoke of their fears for the future and frustration at being kept in the dark after it emerged the £72 million arts centre could be become part of a college. Top-level talks are taking place…

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#LoveOurPublic Over 1000 signatures in support

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Over 1000 people have shown their support so far in the #LoveOurPublic campaign. Remember to pass on to your friends and family the online link to the petition and please do continue to get the word out to as many…

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#LoveOurPublic Logos

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To help us band together even more and show the world how much The Public means to us we’re asking businesses, single traders, artists, performers & voluntary groups who have benefitted from the fantastic venue to send us their extra…

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#LoveOurPublic – What The Public Means To You Part One & Two

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Our teams jumped at the chance to get out there and talk to local people about The Public (the wonderful place we work our socks off in) to hear their views about why they love it. This is the first…

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Black Country Legends – Making-of

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A behind the scenes look at how the Black Country Legends project. Our teams from Games Design & Practical Arts collaborated to develop an interactive installation for visitors to experience a journey throughout the four boroughs of the Black Country.…

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#LoveOurPublic – So much, to so many

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On 9 May 2013, The Public received messages of support from passionate fans after they received news that Sandwell Council were looking into alternative uses for The Public. The #LoveOurPublic campaign has been set up by LearnPlay Foundation, providing an…

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Tournament

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Electronic Dojo is proud to announce its first event for Injustice: Gods Among Us! The game has been received really well so far so show up and show us what you’ve got! Date: Saturday 25th May Time: 12:00 – 19:00…

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The Public: Hundreds sign support petition – Via BBC

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More than 460 people have signed a petition calling for a £67m art gallery which could be turned into a college to remain “a valuable community, cultural, digital and learning resource”. The Public, in Sandwell, West Bromwich, opened in 2008,…

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