News and Events

See below for examples of the type of events the YCO held. PLease note they are all finished.

Steel Cities: Tradition, Transition and Transformation       

Sheffield, June 29th - July 2nd 2006 The focus of this conference is upon the ways in which economies and societies, lives, landscapes and relationships have been, and continue to be, transformed by steel.

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Your Place Or Mine? Engaging New Audiences With Heritage       

2nd – 3rd November 2006, Manchester

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European Perspectives on Education & Training for the Cultural Sector       

29 June 2006 Contact:

Accident Claims

Yorkshire sport gets 400,000 reasons to learn       

Boxing and rugby league club employees and volunteers in the Yorkshire area are being encouraged to improve their literacy, numeracy and language skills through a TUC funded learning programme.

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Management of Culture / Culture of Management 28 June 2006       

This is the eighth seminar in the ESRC / AHRB Cultural Industries Seminar Network and will be held at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick (Central Campus), Scarman Road, Coventry CV4 7AL.

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Outdoors for All? Diversity Action Plan       

The Consultation on Outdoors for All? has now been launched.

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A project to encourage young people with learning disabilities into the performing arts is among schemes in Yorkshire to benefit from £565,385 in grants from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Creating Sustainable Communities in Yorkshire and the Humber: New Report Published       

This document is being published alongside the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister’s five-year strategies Sustainable Communities: Homes for All and Sustainable Communities: People, Places and Prosperity.

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Rural Social and Community Programme UPDATE       

The regional consultation results have been added into the programme.

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New projects and remit for Culture Online       

Arts Minister Estelle Morris has confirmed that Culture Online will receive an additional £3million to spend on interactive projects in 2015-2006.

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DCMS Publishes Five Year Plan       

The Department for Culture Media, and Sport has recently published its Five Year Plan. It sets out their achievements so far, their vision for the future, and the practical steps that they will take with sponsored bodies and partners in Government, local government, the voluntary and private sectors to achieve that vision.

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