Cllr John Williams: Brewhouse Theatre closure a 'tremendous loss' for Taunton
Since the curtain fell at the Brewhouse Theatre’s final performance last night, fingers of blame have been pointed at funding cuts by Somerset County Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council.
Earlier this afternoon, Taunton Deane council leader John Williams took to the airwaves to assure the people of Taunton that they did what they could for the community theatre.
He told Apple FM presenter, Jason Freeman: “Firstly it is extremely sad news and it is a tremendous loss to the art and leisure culture of Taunton, Somerset and much wider.
“I really feel for the amateur groups that are going to be affected by this
Miele S8390 Silence "Best Buy" Vacuum Cleaner - FREE BAGS Worth...View details
The Miele S8390 Silence Solution cylinder vacuum cleaner offers an 'Silent System Plus' 1200 watt motor and Miele's AirTeQ floorhead.
Best Buy Vacuum Cleaner with FREE pack of bags - Worth £15.
Terms: Limited Stock Offer - FREE 24 - 48 Hour Delivery to most UK Postcodes - 1 Hour delivery slot with tracking.
Contact: 01664 491439
Valid until: Friday, May 31 2013
“The council did work very hard to try and come to some agreement but unfortunately we just did not have a deep enough pocket to sustain it.
“As we have always supported the Brewhouse we will consider, subject to members agreeing, continuing that support in some way or other.”
Listen to the full audio interview with Cllr Williams below.