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Securing the future of public sport and leisure services

Securing the future of public sport and leisure services

We are pleased to share ‘Securing the future of public sport and leisure services’.  This summary report is the culmination of a research project to explore the future of public sport and leisure services, following the seismic changes to the sector as a result of the health pandemic.  It evaluates the current state of public […]

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On the road to a more diverse CLOA

On the road to a more diverse CLOA

If we want to tap into the creative capacity of everyone, not just those with the greatest opportunity, we have to design things differently.  If we want our decisions to be rounded, with input from different perspectives, we have to open our discussions up and hear the voices, stories and variety of experiences across society.  […]

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The impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors

The impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors

The Covid-19 crisis presents the biggest threat to the UK’s cultural and sporting infrastructure, institutions and workforce in a generation. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) now published the report on the impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sector. The report calls on the government to extend emergency funding to prevent a collapse […]

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Co-ordinating and adapting in the face of Covid-19

Co-ordinating and adapting in the face of Covid-19

These past two weeks we have all been focused on how to address the immediate needs of our sector.  We have seen the national sector bodies, Arts Council England, Sport England and the National Heritage Lottery Fund announce schemes to support the arts, culture, heritage and sport, sitting alongside the generic support from central government […]

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Covid -19

Covid -19

The pace of the developing Covid-19 situation is raising a large number of issues for all of us in managing services across leisure and culture.  In this initial phase we are all looking for quick answers to complex questions and trying to extend our thinking capacity while we continue to tackle the urgent issues that […]

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Chair’s Opinion

Chair’s Opinion

Outgoing Chair of CLOA, Ian Brooke reflects on his two years in post. It’s been a busy two years ….but very proud that I’ve done it. […]

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Chair’s Opinion

Chair’s Opinion

Chair of CLOA, Ian Brooke announces a new Associate sponsor and reflects on what you told us was important in the recent members survey.  […]

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Chair’s Opinion

Chair’s Opinion

Chair of CLOA, Ian Brooke announces a new Associate sponsor and reflects on what you told us was important in the recent members survey. […]

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Chair’s Opinion

Chair’s Opinion

CLOA welcomes the Governments’ proposal to produce a new national Sport Strategy and Mark Allman, Chair of CLOA, shares the Associations’ response to what we consider to be critical issues moving forward. […]

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