Month: July 2016

Challenges and opportunities for the Heritage Sector: Rescue write to Tracey Crouch MP

Recently, The Minister for Heritage, Tracey Crouch MP wrote to readers of Heritage Update: “I’m thrilled to be back at DCMS after my maternity leave and am looking forward to resuming my engagement with you all to continue promoting heritage and tourism. David Evennett, who covered my period of leave, has done a brilliant job and I’d …

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Rescue respond to threat to Kirklees Museums

Rescue were concerned to hear news that Kirklees Council is proposing closing Tolson Museum, Dewsbury Museum and Red House Museum (as reported on 4 July)((http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/revealed-museums-kirklees-councils-firing-11559743)). We have written to Councillor Graham Turner and the Rt Hon John Whitingdale. Rescue have reminded DCMS of the recent emphasis of the Culture White Paper on the wide-ranging benefits of culture …

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