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Diversity Resources

Resources to help you as you plan for increasing all kinds of diversity in your organisation. Case studies Web links Model documents Publications and guidance...

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BBC looking for partners in south west

promo_dig1The BBC are looking for partners to get involved in running events and activities which...

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New County reps elected

Amelia Marriette from Torre Abbey, David Tucker of Dorset County Council and Matt Smith of the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution were elected to the SW Fed Board as County reps at the AGM in Bristol on 24th June.  To see the full list...

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Birthday cake steals the show

Helena_and_cake_smallOver 60 delegates attended the SW Fed AGM on 24th...

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2011 AGM - reports and papers

Agenda Draft minutes of the 2010 AGM Training report...

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AGM 2010 - minutes and reports

Draft minutes Chair's report Accounts 2009 - 2010 Report of the South West Implement Petrology Group Report from the SW Hub...

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Bristol's new museum opens

The M-Shed - the new harbourside museum about Bristol, opened on 17th June with a choir of school children, speeches and fun for all.  Have a quick look via the BBC news footage.  New displays include working cranes and fireboats and models from Wallac...

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Has your museum helped to reduce health inequalities?

LG Improvement and Development is commissioning a further series of case studies on how services supported by local government can help improve health and reduce health inequalities by tackling the social determinants of health.

This time the ca...

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Government Response to Report on Funding of Arts and Heritage

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has now responded to the conclusions and recommendations of the Culture, Media and
Sport Committee’s report on funding of the arts and heritage. They respond to the criticisms made by the original report...

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Project funding does not lead to community engagement

Project funding, often aimed at increasing community participation in museums, in fact frequently has the opposite effect.  This is one of the findings of a report published by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Whose cake is it anyway?.

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