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.


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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Reflections on ICA Congress in Brisbane

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 08:33

' look or walk backwards while looking to the future' - Ian Wakeling is moved by Brisbane presentations on remembrance and reconciliation

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'Archives Taster Weeks' initiative awarded Archive Pace Setter status

Friday, 12 October 2012 09:17

'Skills learned will be treasured'  - RBS Group Archives project delivers 'best practice training'

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WRVS celebrate 'highly commended' award

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 11:10

Chief Executive of ARA visits WRVS to congratulate volunteers 

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