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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 07587 635402.


Major grant will improve sector's fundraising and income-generating skills

Friday, 20 December 2013 14:31

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded nearly half a million pounds to help archives create the skills needed to improve fundraising and income generation

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ARA publishes Disability Report

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 12:35

Disability Surveys: Disability Report 2013 has been published by the ARA

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Explore Your Archive launched at Houses of Parliament

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 08:52

The biggest public awareness campaign ever undertaken by the archives sector – EXPLORE YOUR ARCHIVE – was launched in the Houses of Parliament on 21 November

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Recruitment open for National Leisure & Culture Forum Leading Learning Programme 2014

Saturday, 16 November 2013 14:56

The National Leisure and Culture Forum is an association of professional bodies representing managers across the fields of culture and leisure

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Board shares its response to ARA Member Review and publishes full Report

Friday, 15 November 2013 14:22

The Board commissoned a membership review in late 2012. The findings and recommendations are now shared, with the ARA Board’s response and planned actions 

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2013 PSQG Forum has 'anniversaries and commemoration' theme

Friday, 15 November 2013 14:17

The 18th Public Services Quality Group Forum was held on 6 November at London Metropolitan Archives. More than 60 people attended

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ARA calls for CPD volunteers for pilots

Sunday, 03 November 2013 10:17

The ARA's Continuing Professional Development Working Group is now beginning to form the group of individuals who will pilot the scheme

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EXPLORE YOUR ARCHIVE set to be sector's biggest public awareness campaign ever

Thursday, 31 October 2013 17:56

The Explore Your Archive campaign launched on 16 November. Hundreds of archives all over the UK and Ireland are taking part

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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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