Nominate Your Top Charity Digital BAME Leaders

Charity Digital News has opened nominations for the most inspiring BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) digital leaders in the charity sector. The ‘Top 10 charity digital BAME leaders list’ has been created to celebrate and recognise the diversity of digital talent in the charity sector, following ongoing underrepresentation of people from non-white ethnicities in the UK…

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DEFRA Select Committee Inquiry on Rural Broadband and Digital Services

The DEFRA Select Committee has announced a short Inquiry into Rural broadband and digital-only services which aims to examine the Government’s current proposals and delivery of digital connectivity to rural areas. This is a perennial issue for the tourism and the heritage industry, especially for all heritage sites and historic houses in rural locations. Limited…

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Rebalancing the relationship: call for evidence

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) have launched a call for evidence on rebalancing the relationship between large and small organisations bidding to deliver public services. The call for evidence will run until midday 24 July 2019. The purpose of the call for evidence is to get a broad sense of how organisations across the…

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Prosper North – a new, free business support programme for cultural heritage organisations in the North

Creative United’s new business support programme for cultural heritage enterprises and organisations in the North of England – Prosper North – has launched, and the application process is now open. Information about eligibility, regions covered and a link to start an application form is here. Prosper North is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and…

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Draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

The Environment Agency wants your views on the draft strategy which aims to create a nation resilient to flooding and coastal change to the year 2100. The actual consultation (including all consultation documents and supporting products) is held on this website. Responding To The Consultation Please click on the ‘Online Consultation’ link to answer the consultation questions. Submitting…

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Guidelines for evaluating and recording England’s former gasworks and redundant gasholders

This Historic England’s publication outlines a framework for evaluating and recording former gasworks sites and gas industry heritage. It details a variety of approaches and good practice designed to collectively evaluate significance and to produce a lasting record. These guidelines are aimed at a wide audience including the national gas networks, owners, developers, local authorities and industrial…

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UK 2070 Commission – An Inquiry into Regional Inequalities Towards a Framework For Action

The UK2070 Commission is an independent inquiry into city and regional inequalities in the UK. Chaired by Lord Kerslake, it has been set up to conduct a review of the policy and spatial issues related to the UK’s long-term city and regional development. The Commission will run in four phases, from July 2018 to January…

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HM Treasury review of Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR)

HM Treasury has published a call for evidence seeking the views of organisations and individuals on how SITR has affected access to finance for social enterprises. Its aim is to enable the Government to understand how SITR has been used since its introduction in 2014, including the levels of take-up and what impact it has had on…

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Online Harms White Paper

The Online Harms White Paper sets out the government’s plans for a world-leading package of online safety measures that also supports innovation and a thriving digital economy. This package comprises legislative and non-legislative measures and will make companies more responsible for their users’ safety online, especially children and other vulnerable groups. The White Paper proposes establishing in…

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Easy access to listed buildings in Wales – consultation

The Welsh Government have launched a 12-week public consultation on new best-practice guidance on providing easy access to listed buildings in Wales. If you wish to participate, the draft guidance document and consultation response form can be found on the Welsh Government website.  You can submit your views by 19 July 2019.

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