Department for Culture Media and Sport
129/1121 December 2011Plans to include Cardiff – already host city for the Olympic football competition at the Millennium Stadium – in the 2012 celebrations have been revealed today.
21 December 2011
Findings of annual DCMS survey of engagement with leisure, culture and sport published today.
128/1120 December 2011Fourteen cities across the UK have the chance to become super-connected cities, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today.
127/1120 December 2011Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, has appointed Wesley Irwin Paul as Chair of the Royal Armouries. His first term will run from 3 January 2012 to 2 January 2016.
126/1119 December 2011Two of Britain's most outstanding heritage assets – the first believed to be one of the very earliest known sites of occupation in England, the other a postmodern icon in the heart of the City of London - were given protection today by Heritage Minister John Penrose.
123/1115 December 2011The Apollo Pavilion, designed by the internationally-renowned artist Victor Pasmore, has been awarded Grade II* status by Heritage Minister John Penrose. Following advice from English Heritage, the structure known as 'Pasmore's Pavilion' in Peterlee will now take its place in the top five per cent of all listed buildings in England.
124/1115 December 2011Draft plans for rolling-out superfast broadband need to be submitted to the Government by the end of February, the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today.
125/1115 December 2011Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today that Suzanna Taverne has been appointed as a member of the BBC Trust for four years commencing on 1 January 2012.
121/1113 December 2011National treasures worth over £3.7 million were saved from export in the last year and purchased for public collections across the UK. They are highlighted in the 57th annual report of the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest, published today.
122/1113 December 2011The 20 towns and cities across the UK which are expected to be the first to have their own local TV stations were announced today by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
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