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Jun 04 2015

New Minister for Sport, Tracey Crouch MP, has spoken about her priorities for the sector in her first public speech at the Sport and Recreation Alliance's Sports Summit.

Jun 03 2015

14-18 NOW are inviting expressions of interest from across the UK to host the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window in 2015 and 2016.

May 29 2015

Darren Henley has made his first public speech as Chief Executive of Arts Council England, in which he asked ministers not to impose any more cuts. 

May 11 2015

Following the Conservative victory, a cabinet shake up sees the top job going to John Whittingdale, who takes over from Sajid Javid as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.

May 01 2015

A new report issued by Women in Sport considers what the key influencing factors are and how sport can use these better to get more women and girls participating. 

Feb 24 2015

The Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value has launched its final report which seeks to create a blueprint for the future of investment and engagement in our cultural lives.  

Feb 06 2015

Swimming is the nation’s most popular sport, but the latest statistics from the Active People Survey 8 reveal a drop in the number of people taking part in the sport regularly.

Jan 21 2015

A bold new campaign set to tackle head on the barriers that stop millions of women being more active has been launched by Sport England andis funded by the National Lottery.

Jan 07 2015

William Sieghart has presented his independent review of libraries in England to Government.  The report took seven months to compile, during which Sieghart and the advisory group visited libraries around the country and received 200 submissions of written evidence.

Dec 19 2014

We are delighted to report that the next AD:UK National Conference will be taking place in Norwich and will be hosted by Norwich City Council at their St Andrew’s Halls in central Norwich.