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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 John Chambers, ARA Chief Executive, or telephone 07918 758015 

TownsWeb Archiving reveals grant winners

Monday, 03 October 2016 11:41

Following 99 applications from UK heritage institutions and three weeks of evaluation by an independent judging panel, TownsWeb Archiving has today announced the winners of its inaugural TWA Digitisation Grant.

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Reflections on ARA Conference 2016

Saturday, 03 September 2016 10:18

In virtually every talk in every stream, there was something pioneering. The high attendance levels in the dedicated digital preservation stream also showed the appetite for learning, sharing and ‘getting on with’ this hugely challenging task facing the profession.

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Lifetime Achievement Awards announced....

Friday, 19 August 2016 13:24

Historian Sir Michael Howard and Archivist Heather Forbes Honoured by All Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History.                                                  

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National Library of Wales wins ARA Award

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 14:23

National Library of Wales wins prestigious ARA Archive Volunteering Award for 2016.  Runners-up from Cornwall, Staffordshire, Dearne Valley and York


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New Archive Digitisation Grant Launched

Monday, 08 August 2016 14:46

TownsWeb Archiving (TWA) has launched a new Digitisation Grant fund, offering grants of up to £4,000 to support UK archives.

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Winners of the ARA Awards for Excellence

Friday, 29 July 2016 14:18

The ARA today announced the winners of its inaugural Awards for Excellence.

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Community Archive & Heritage Group of the year

Friday, 15 July 2016 08:08

The Dartmoor Trust Wins National Award for its ‘Dartmoor Life In The First World War’ Project

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Archives West Midlands protect region’s rich past

Monday, 04 July 2016 15:02

Preserving the region’s heritage and helping more people access their family history online are amongst the aims of a new organisation launched on 24 June.

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Keeping an Eye on Brexit

Thursday, 30 June 2016 13:12

A number of members have been asking what the impact of last week’s referendum vote will be

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ARA launches a new app for members

Thursday, 23 June 2016 07:36

The new ARA app was launched this Monday (20th June) and is free and ready for members to download now.

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ARA Excellence Awards 2016 - Vote Now

Thursday, 26 May 2016 14:29

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