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Jan 24 2018

A new inquiry has been launched by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee to investigate ways in which taking part in the arts, cultural activities and sport can have a positive impact on health, community and education. 

Jan 23 2018

Arts Council England has launched a public conversation around the next ten year strategy for 2020-30.

Jan 12 2018

Matt Hancock MP is the new Secretary of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. 

Dec 12 2017

Minister for Arts, Heritage & Tourism John Glen has issued a Heritage Statement setting out the Government’s vision for heritage and the historic environment.

Nov 17 2017

The Mendoza Review makes recommendations for DCMS, ACE, the sector and local authorities on adapting to the current funding environment, growing and diversifying audiences, contributing to placemaking and delivering cultural education.

Oct 31 2017

A comprehensive picture of volunteering in sport and activity has been revealed in the latest figures from the Active Lives Adult Survey.

Sep 27 2017

Historic England has released its 2017 Heritage and the Economy report.

Sep 21 2017

Parks and Green Spaces Minister Marcus Jones has launched a new Parks Action Group to help England’s public parks and green spaces meet the needs of communities now and in the future. 

Sep 10 2017

The Local Government Association have developed a toolkit to support portfolio holders, senior officers, council transformation teams, and library service managers. 

Aug 16 2017

LGA working with Arts Council England has developed a Culture Hub on their website to share good practice.