The Government’s support for the Agent of Change planning principle is to be celebrated, but a business rates hike is threatening music venues across the country and must be urgently addressed, argues the Music Venue Trust.

First the good news. Congratulations to our friends and partners at Independent Venue Week on another fantastic year shining a light on music venues. The support from BBC Radio 6 Music was amazing and it was great to hear so many personal stories from venues right across the UK featured on Steve Lamacq’s show. And the huge and important breakthrough, after three years of fighting, o... Keep reading on Music Venue Trust

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The State of The Nation (Music Venue Trust)