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Here you can access press releases issued by the Archives & Records Association and see where the organisation has appeared in the media.

You can also track latest news from the archives and record keeping sector.

For media queries please contact Jon Elliott, Head of Public Affairs, or telephone 01494 265878.


Professor Malcolm Chase delivers third All Party Group annual lecture

Thursday, 24 October 2013 12:36

The lecture on 22 October was entitled ‘The People’s Charter of 1838: The Chartist Legacy to Parliamentary Democracy’

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Seminar on Chartist Archives held at Houses of Parliament

Thursday, 24 October 2013 12:32

As part of its commemoration of the 175th anniversary of the People’s Charter, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History (administered by the Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland) organised a seminar on Chartist Archives on 22 October 2013

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Mobility programme for archives and museums sector announced

Sunday, 20 October 2013 11:51

International mobility programme for Finnish, British and Irish archivists and records managers launched by Finnish Institute in London

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Hull History Centre wins 2013 Volunteering Award

Thursday, 12 September 2013 07:58

‘The volunteers have transformed access to and awareness of the hidden history of Second World War Hull and the project has completely changed the way Hull History Centre works with volunteers’

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ARA publishes Interim Statement on Interns

Saturday, 07 September 2013 16:14

The Association has published an Interim Statement on Intern Opportunities. The Statement will be reviewed when findings from an ARA survey, already under way, on volunteering in archives, are known.

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CLOCH trainees are guests at ARA gala dinner

Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:09

The Gala Dinner at the ARA 2013 Conference celebrated the success of the second cohort of Conserving Local Communities Heritage (CLOCH) trainees

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National Digitisation Consortium: contracts signed

Thursday, 15 August 2013 13:58

Contracts have been signed by ARA and brightsolid after agreement was reached to digitise records from a large number of archives operating under the new National Digitisation Consortium

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Archive Pace Setter scheme: Evaluation report is published

Thursday, 15 August 2013 13:05

An Evaluation of the Archive Pace Setter four-year scheme has been published

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Evidence gathering on volunteering begins

Thursday, 25 July 2013 13:48

Important research led by ARA about volunteering in archives is now underway: fill in the survey now

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ARA member reports from ICA-SUV 2013

Thursday, 25 July 2013 13:31

Ruth Frendo, ARA member and Archivist,  Globe Education, attended the ICA-SUV 2013 Conference. She shares her thoughts

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Speaker of the House opens Chartist display

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 09:43

The Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, opened a display of Chartist material in the No Lobby on 15 July

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