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Culture Secretary appoints Chris Boardman MBE as Chairman of Sport England

Chris Boardman MBE appointed for a four-year term Dame Katherine Grainger DBE also reappointed as chair of UK Sport Appointments put two great athletes with extensive experience in sports governance at the heart of the two bodies responsible for the development of grassroots and elite sport The news will see Boardman serving a four-year term […]

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Latest £300m Culture Recovery Fund backing announced by Culture Secretary

Having already provided urgent financial aid worth around £1.2billion to more than 5,000 organizations in England, the latest stage of the funding scheme now aims to safeguard the future of many more cultural institutions. . The objective of this final cycle is the evolution of the sector towards reopening at full capacity, considered the best […]

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Culture Secretary blasted for Portsmouth ‘photo op’ without listening to arts bosses

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, left, chats with a historical interpreter during a visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to announce how the £300million Culture Recovery Fund will be spent. Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire Oliver Dowden has used the impressive HMS Victory as the backdrop for a tender announcement for the Cultural Recovery Fund’s remaining £300million. But […]

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TTG – Travel Industry News

June 25, 2021by Sophie Griffiths A leading travel accountant is urging the travel industry to contact their local MP following a successful meeting with their culture secretary, Oliver Dowden. Jonathan Wall said Oliver Dowden admitted he didn’t fully appreciate how the financial side of the travel industry works. Jonathan Wall, chief executive of Elman […]

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Columbiana Culture Club Wins Multiple First Place Awards – Shelby County Reporter

By SCOTT MIMS / Editor COLOMBIAN — A life-size crocheted bulldog was just one of the unique creations that won first place for members of the Columbiana Culture Club at 126and Alabama Federated Women’s Clubs (AFWC) State Convention held June 3-5 in Orange Beach, Alabama. Karen Sweeney made the bulldog for her granddaughter, modeling it […]

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UK culture secretary points to business-friendly data regulation post-Brexit

The UK is set to depart from tough EU data protection regulations with a set of new rules. Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden said the rules could be more “pro-growth” and less bureaucratic. The UK must ensure that the rules are deemed “adequate” by the EU to ensure the free flow of data. UK Digital Secretary […]

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Climate culture shock is coming

My News Feed — and probably your News Feed, too — is full of stories about professional workers returning to their offices this summer. What the great involuntary experience of the pandemic has shown is that the structure of work is not just a habit, it is a culture. Work culture varies not only from […]

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The Ceilidh Craic and Culture Club: new monthly online concert series to celebrate Scottish dance groups

The Ceilidh Craic and Culture Club: new monthly online concert series to celebrate Scottish dance groups – The Sunday Post Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An […]

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Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden visits recovery grant businesses on whistleblower tour

MAKING gin and visiting a pub might not be the best activities to combine with driving a train, but that’s what a government minister did while visiting the Stratford area. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden’s Whistle Tour hosted organizations that received government stimulus grants during the lockdown. The local tour was organized by Shakespeare’s England. Mr […]

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Minack Theater slams Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden for fake tweet after Jill Biden’s G7 visit

Cornwall’s famed Minack Theater has denounced a false statement by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden after celebrating a visit from US First Lady Jill Biden and partners of the G7 leaders yesterday. After the visit, Mr Dowden tweeted: “Glad that @FLOTUS and @carrielbjohnson were able to visit the beautiful Minack Theatre. This unique venue was one […]

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ECB overstepping the mark, says UK Culture Secretary on Ollie Robinson ban | Cricket News

LONDON (Reuters) – The UK Government’s Culture and Sport Secretary Oliver Dowden said on Monday the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had gone “beyond that” by suspending Ollie Robinson for racist tweets and sexists he published in 2012. England fast bowler Robinson was suspended from international cricket on Sunday pending an investigation into his […]

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ECB overstepping the mark, says UK Culture Secretary on Ollie Robinson ban | locust

Britain’s Culture and Sport Secretary Oliver Dowden said on Monday the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had gone “beyond that” by suspending Ollie Robinson for racist and sexist tweets he posted in 2012. England fast bowler Robinson was suspended from international cricket on Sunday pending an investigation into discriminatory tweets he posted as a […]

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Former senior IAS official and Culture Secretary Jawhar Sirkar shares morphed image of PM Modi

Former top bureaucrat Jawhar Sircar, who was also CEO of Prasar Bharati and India’s Culture Secretary, today (June 7) released a tweaked image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attack him alleging crony capitalism . Sircar then proceeded to delete said tweet after criticism from social media users. Tweet deleted from Jawhar Sircar In the […]

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cultural club; WYPR acquires WTMD; Nightmares in Ottobar; McKinley Wallace III

News WYPR plans to acquire WTMDAfter nearly 40 years of operation by Towson University and its subsidiaries, WTMD is changing hands. According to the university, there was a lot of interest in buying the popular local station, but WTMD was “very excited about working with WYPR as they are a local community licensee with a […]