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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.

Mar 18 2016

In the fourth budget in 12 months, the Chancellor has announced elements that affect the arts and creative industries.

Feb 16 2016

ACE have published a set of proposals relating to their funding streams and would like to engage as many people as possible in a conversation to help shape them further. 

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.