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The Assembly's Regeneration Committee’s report, “Creative tensions: Optimising the benefits of culture through regeneration”, responds to the impact of gentrification on the arts and culture, making a number of recommendations to the Lo

The "Autism Matters" report, based on work with almost 50 families, suggests that softer lighting and chill-out spaces would make galleries more accessible to people with austism spectrum disorder (ASD) and sensory processing disorder (

£10m each from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England will drive the pilot cultural regeneration scheme across England. The scheme will be rolled out to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland later in 2017.

A new report from the Co-op and New Economics Foundation suggests that over a million UK workers are affected by loneliness, which in turn impacts on their own health and productivity, as well as people around them in the workplace, and

The CIF remains concerned that the government's emphasis on science and tehcnology is shutting out the creative industries.

The King's Fund have published a new report, "Understanding NHS Financial Pressures", the findings of which "set out create a fundamental challenge to the direction of travel set out in the NHS five year forward view".

The £1m grant has been awarded to a project at the Centre for Performance Science, a cross-institutiona

The People and Communities Board has published a series of "high impact actions" it hopes will accelerate the adoption of person- and community-centred approaches to health and care.

The winners of the 20th King's Fund/GSK Impact Awards have been announced. The ten charities across the UK provide a huge range of community services, from support for unpaid carers to help for people affected by adoption.

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced a review to assess whether the two should remain as non-departmental public bodies, and whether HLF funding is fairly distributed across the UK.

The Cultural Campaigning Network has organised a roundtable session with Keir Starmer MP to put forward the case for culture within any Brexit negotiations.

The "Celebrating Age" portfolio of 16 projects will champion social inclusion over the next three years.

Of the 1,166 applications ACE has received to become a National Portfolio Organisation, more than half are from organisations which self-define as "diverse-led", according to the Director of ACE’s Investment Centre, Eddie de Souza.

The increasing pressure on arts organisations to diversify their funding base has led to a massive upswing in additional funding, with Arts Council England’s NPOs raising £217m in 2015/16 through donations, sponsorship and membership -