Department for Culture Media and Sport
143/0819 December 2008Britain could be ready to migrate from analogue to digital radio as early as 2017 according to the Digital Radio Working Group (DRWG), which published its final report today.
142/0819 December 2008Lady Cobham has been appointed as the new chairman of the national tourism body, VisitEngland.
144/0818 December 2008Culture Secretary Andy Burnham today said ‘thank you’ to Liverpool on delivering an inspirational programme of arts and culture throughout its period as Liverpool Capital of Culture.
141/0816 December 2008Dame Liz Forgan has been appointed as Chair of Arts Council England, Culture Secretary Andy Burnham announced today.
132/0812 December 2008Culture Minister, Barbara Follett, has placed a temporary export bar on a pair of important Queen Anne giltwood stools. This will provide a last chance to raise the money to prevent this furniture from leaving the United Kingdom.
139/0810 December 2008Joint DCSF/DCMS Press ReleaseNational Play Strategy launched with 89 local authorities awarded funding to build and revamp playgrounds
138/0810 December 2008David Davies, former Executive Director of the Football Association, will lead a review and possible overhaul of the events that must be broadcast free to the nation, Culture Secretary Andy Burnham announced today.
133/0810 December 2008Culture Minister, Barbara Follett, has placed a temporary export bar on a painting by J M W Turner - Pope’s Villa at Twickenham. This will provide a last chance to raise the money to keep the painting in the United Kingdom.
137/089 December 2008 A new nationwide survey suggests public enthusiasm for London staging the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in 2012 now stands at 78 per cent – with more people interested in London 2012 and more believing that the Games will have a positive impact on their own lives and local communities.
134/088 December 2008More than twenty million people aged 16 and under and over 60 will be able to swim for free from next April as Culture Secretary Andy Burnham today announced that 82 per cent of local authorities in England have signed up to take part in a £140 million Government scheme.
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