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Feb 03 2016

Sport England is inviting views on how they can achieve the goals outlined in the government's new sports strategy.

Feb 01 2016

According to new figures from DCMS in 2014 our creative industries grew by 8.9% - almost twice the rate of the UK economy.

Jan 29 2016

Arts Council England are teaming-up with Sport England for a one-year period on their newly developed Active Lives Survey.

Jan 18 2016

As a tonic to Blue Monday - dubbed the most depressing day of the year – ACE have revealed new research findings that show the positive impact arts and culture can have on older people. 

Jan 14 2016

Museums Association (MA) has warned that museum services in some parts of the country could be wiped out with 44 museums closed across the UK since 2010.  

Dec 21 2015

The Government has launched the first new sports strategy for England in 13 years.

Nov 27 2015

As predicted the chancellor George Osborne has announced further cuts to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) in his autumn statement. 

Oct 16 2015

Arts Council England has launched the Cultural Education Challenge in order to drive a more consistent approach to arts education in schools.

Sep 30 2015

Shadow Secretary for Culture, Media and Sport Michael Dugher stated that Labour will campaign for sustained investment in the arts and culture, and in grassroots sport at the Labour Party conference.

Sep 23 2015

The National Leisure and Culture Forum sponsored Leading Learning Programme is a year long leadership development programme specifically tailored to the needs of management across the leisure and culture sector.