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Mar 18 2014

In recognition that arts and culture has a wider impact on our economy, health & wellbeing, society and education Arts Council England have published an evidence review.  The report helps demonstrate the importance of arts and culture, whilst also identifying gaps in evidence that will shape future research commissions.

Mar 05 2014

cCLOA have published a new guidance document that aims to help commissioners and providers of culture and leisure services understand and engage more effectively and collaboratively with the health and wellbeing agenda. 

Feb 28 2014

In response to the raging debate on the geographical spread of cultural investment, ACE have published a document that restates the principles on which investment in arts and culture is made.

Feb 04 2014

ukactive have released a report that aims to clearly show the rising issue of physical inactivity across the UK. 

Dec 18 2013

The East of England Local Government Association is looking for authorities who are adopting a more entrepreneurial approach to delivering services and raising income to speak at a showcase event in March 2014.

Dec 12 2013

Cuts for the DCMS, tax relief extended to theatre's and more funding for primary schools P.E and the GREAT campaign; we take a look at the impact of the Autumn Statement on our sector.

Nov 08 2013

A report by three former arts executives highlights an imbalance between arts funding for London and the regions. This is particularly pertinent in the East, as our region has been in receipt of the lowest level of funding awards per household.

Nov 05 2013

Arts Council England have launched a refreshed version of their 10-year strategy, Great art and culture for everyone.

Oct 09 2013

Helen Grant, the Conservative MP for Maidstone & the Weald, will succeed Hugh Robertson as sports minister.  She has been the justice and equalities minister and will keep responsibility for equalities as well as taking on sport.

Oct 02 2013

According to the latest figures from the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, Taking Part survey - visits to heritage sites took a tumble last year.