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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.  

Dec 17 2014

Our Cultural Commons is a new national conversation about local cultural infrastructure – what works, what doesn’t, how and where it thrives – and how it could reach its full potential.

Dec 04 2014

The Autumn Statement included a range of boosts for culture, heritage and creativity and also contained some good news for the outdoors.

Nov 14 2014

Public health spending on England's 'inactivity epidemic' will double next year, says a report by ukactive.

Nov 13 2014

New analysis of the Arts Council investment plans has been published by GPS Culture – the team behind the controversial report Rebalancing our Cultural Capital, which first lifted the lid on the imbalance in arts funding between London and the rest of England.

Oct 30 2014

Public Health England (PHE) has now published Everybody active, every day: a framework to embed physical activity into daily life.