Latest News

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.


Nancy Edwards is honoured in Chelmsford

Monday, 07 January 2013 17:38

‘A wonderful permanent memorial to an archivist’

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30 years of independent London archival organisations

Thursday, 06 December 2012 17:34

In November 1982 nineteen people, invited by David Mander,  gathered in the former workhouse committee room at Vestry House Museum, Waltham Forest, to explore the foundation of a London Local Government Archivists Group.

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Competencies work welcomed by ARA Board

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 18:05

Caroline Williams has delivered her report on ‘Competencies’ to the ARA; the Board discussed her work at its November meeting.

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Membership review begins

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 17:55

Work has begun on the ARA’s review of its membership structure.

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Call for papers for 2013 ARA Conference

Friday, 09 November 2012 16:03

2013 Conference Theme is 'Accountability, Culture and Ethics' 

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First national 'distance' survey of archive users is published

Friday, 09 November 2012 15:17

First national survey of archive users 'at a distance' gives 'limited but useful feedback'

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National Archives of Ireland to retain statutory independence

Sunday, 04 November 2012 18:35

The Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland) welcomes the decision of the Irish Government to maintain the statutory independence of the National Archives of Ireland.

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Leaders of UK national libraries meet the All Party Group on Archives and History

Sunday, 04 November 2012 18:06

‘The All Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History has invited the custodians of archives housed in our national libraries to share their views on the challenges and successes of the material in their care’

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ARA Leadership Bursary

Friday, 26 October 2012 15:39

Applications welcomed for second year of ARA's Leadership Bursary

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Data Mapping Project funded by ARA

Friday, 26 October 2012 10:50

Single dataset for Scottish Business Archives will inform other areas of strategy 

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Campaign for Voluntary Sector Archives is launched

Monday, 22 October 2012 15:11

Concern at neglect of archives in the Voluntary Sector 

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