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Aug 18 2016

The Government has outlined the goals and actions to cut childhood obesity within the next ten years, a figure that currently stands at a third of children between the ages of 2 and 15. 

Aug 10 2016

School children will take part in programme in attempt to diversify audiences and attract young people to cultural activities.

Jul 25 2016

The political maelstrom has resulted in a number of high-profile changes likely to affect the culture, sport and tourism sector.

Jul 11 2016

In an earlier article we examined the arguments for and against Brexit in terms of our creative and sporting success. Now that the country has decided to Leave here are the early responses from our sector.

Jul 07 2016

On Tuesday Parliament debated the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) omission of creative, artistic and technical subjects for almost three hours.

Jun 17 2016

With all the political focus now on the EU referendum, here’s a recap on the headlines from our sector……

May 23 2016

Sport England has now published its 2016-21 strategy, Towards an Active Nation. There is a clear focus on tackling inactivity and a commitment to spend £250 million over four years.

Apr 28 2016

The Libraries Taskforce has published their draft vision Libraries Deliver: an Ambition for Libraries in England 2016-2021.

Apr 15 2016

Sir Peter Bazalgette has urged local authorities to work with the Arts Council to back local arts and culture in a speech to coincide with the publication of a new report.

Mar 23 2016

The DCMS has now published the long awaited Culture White Paper, the first strategy for arts and culture in more than 50 years.