What residents want from Destination City – and what they can offer

Councillor Brendan Barns has reported back from the first Citizens Forum event with some fascinating insights from the residents who attended. Brendan organised the informal event as the Resident Representative on the City Envoy Network with a remit “to represent the collective views of residents on the Destination City agenda”. Here’s background on the programme. … Continue reading “What residents want from Destination City – and what they can offer”

Barbican Library plans innovative community information hub

New plans for a community hub in the Barbican Library include ways for residents to share information more effectively, engage with the Corporation’s Destination City programme, and try out enhanced digital technologies. The hub is part of a general Refresh for the library. The hub ideas go back to some work I did last year … Continue reading “Barbican Library plans innovative community information hub”

Plans for a Barbican Library community room approved

The new community room in Barbican Library, which I wrote about here, is going ahead at a cost of £449,550. A report to the City Corporation’s Culture, Heritage and Libraries committee says the sum has been awarded from the Community Infrastructure Levy Neighbourhood Fund. It goes to the Barbican Association and Department of Community and … Continue reading “Plans for a Barbican Library community room approved”