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Bacta cancels EAG 2021

Following an Emergency National Council held by bacta today, the decision has been taken to cancel the..

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We Are Amused! Welsh Arcade Welcomes Royalty

Last week, Island Leisure in Barry Island, South Wales welcomed two very special guests – the Duke and..

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Scottish minister confirms arcades are eligible for 100% retail, hospitality & leisure relief

Bacta is pleased to confirm that – following discussions with Ben Macpherson MSP, members in Scotland are eligible..

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The Rt Hon Brandon Lewis CBE MP Chooses Sunbeams Play for £1k Donation

The Rt Hon Brandon Lewis CBE MP for Great Yarmouth, has nominated Sunbeams Play – a charity offering a..

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Richard Drax MP Chooses Safe In Sussex for £1k Donation

Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, has nominated The Lantern Trust, a charity offering help and support to..

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Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP Chooses Craven Vale Community Association for £1k Donation

Lloyd Russell-Moyle, MP for Brighton Kemptown, has nominated Craven Vale Community Association to..

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Chancellor’s VAT cut doesn’t go far enough

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s £25bn package to support jobs and stimulate the economy was announced yesterday..

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Martin Vickers MP Chooses Grimsby and District Live at Home Scheme for £1k Donation

Martin Vickers, MP for Cleethorpes, has nominated Grimsby, Cleethorpes and District Live at Home Scheme..

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Tim Loughton MP Chooses Safe In Sussex for £1k Donation

Tim Loughton, MP for East Worthing and Shoreham, has nominated Safe in Sussex, a charity that provides…

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Stephen Morgan MP Chooses The Hive for £1k Donation

Stephen Morgan, MP for Portsmouth South, has nominated The HIVE charity in Portsmouth working…

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Carolyn Harris MP Chooses GSP Community Regeneration Partnership for £1k Donation

Carolyn Harris, MP for Swansea East has nominated GSP Community Regeneration Partnership..

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Gordon Henderson MP Chooses The Freedom Centre for £1k Donation

Gordon Henderson, MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey, has nominated…

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Giles Watling MP Chooses Jaywick Sands Revival CIC for £1k Donation

Giles Watling, MP for Clacton, has nominated Jaywick Sands Revival CIC community hub, to receive..

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Alun Cairns MP Chooses Age Connects for £1k Donation

Alun Cairns, MP for Vale of Glamorgan, has nominated Age Connects, a local, independent..

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Conor Burns MP Chooses Crumbs for £1k Donation

Conor Burns, MP for Bournemouth West, has nominated Crumbs, a charity supporting individuals to equip..

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Sheryll Murray MP Chooses The Monkey Sanctuary for £1k Donation

Sheryll Murray, MP for South East Cornwall, has nominated The Monkey Sanctuary/Wild Futures: home to..

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Peter Aldous MP Chooses Excelsior Trust for £1k Donation

Peter Aldous, MP for Waveney, has nominated Excelsior Trust, a charity that provides life changing sailing..

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Steve Double MP Chooses The Wave Project for £1k Donation

Steve Double, MP for St Austell and Newquay, has nominated The Wave Project: the world’s first surf-therapy..

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All Arcades Allowed to Open from July 4 in England

The Prime Minister has announced this lunchtime that arcades can reopen from 4th July in England..

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Bacta Makes Rallying Call To Overturn AGC Reopening Decision

In a shock move, the DCMS informed Bacta last night that AGCs are no longer on the list of non-essential..

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JUNE 15 RE-OPENING DATE FOR AGCs

Bacta is pleased to confirm that, as a result of its lobbying, AGCs will be able to re-open next month.

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Bacta’s extra Bank Holiday gains traction

Bacta suggested that the Government might consider an extra Bank Holiday later this year..

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Bacta reveals plan to get sector back to work

Bacta has this week unveiled its plans for re-opening the industry and keeping customers, staff and businesses..

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Linda Malcolm leaves Bacta

Industry stalwart Linda Malcolm is leaving bacta to pursue other interests

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“Seaside arcades are as valuable to UK economy as broadcasting or freight”

Bacta has commissioned a valuable new report showing that in 2018 seaside arcades and related..

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Bacta Launches Landmark Self Exclusion Portal at EAG

Bacta is proud to launch its new Self-Exclusion portal at this week’s EAG show, which will deliver vital..

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Brighton Pier Hosts Tickets 2 Wishes VIP Fun Day for Local Families

Over the weekend, bacta member Brighton Pier hosted a fun-filled VIP day for local Rays of Sunshine families.

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Player Diaries: New Player Protection Tool from Bacta

Bacta is proud to launch its ‘player diary’ this month, a new and additional tool to help members to..

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Tourism Alliance Recognises the Importance of the Seaside In its Manifesto

The Tourism Alliance has released its ‘Tourism 2020 and Beyond Report’. The organisation which represents bacta..

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Bacta Welcomes Increased Female Representation At Committee Level

Bacta is pleased to announce that four female members have recently been elected into key positions.

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Bacta’s enhanced social responsibility charter takes effect

Bacta has today enacted an updated social responsibility charter and code of practice.

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Bacta brings in the sunshine with £11k charitable donation

The bacta Charitable Trust has handed over a cheque for £11k to children’s charity Rays of Sunshine.

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Bacta meet with the Minister and explore industry road map

A senior Bacta delegation met last week with the Gambling Minister Mims Davies and her Civil Service advisers…

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FOBT losses to continue climbing during parliament’s summer recess

Gamblers will lose an estimated £210m on high-stakes betting machines during MPs’ summer holiday…

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Bacta set out party conference campaign

Bacta has outlined a programme of lobbying activities during ‘Party Conference Season’ during…

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Park Avenue helps to raise over £5,000 for Bacta Charitable Trust

Fund raising at June’s highly successful Park Avenue Open Day generated a total of £5,613 for..

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Bacta hold latest Parliamentary Lunch for Welsh based MPs

Concerns surrounding the impact of Brexit on the manufacturing sector, the delay in implementing..

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Phil Silver honoured by MPs for contributions to social responsibility

Conservative Party MPs Sir Peter Bottomley and Rt Hon Nick Herbert attended a presentation to honour..

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Sussex MPs honour social responsibility work

MPs Sir Peter Bottomley & Rt Hon Nick Herbert will be attending a presentation to honour the work of…

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Bacta look to develop relationship with club sector

Bacta and CORCA, the Committee of Registered Club Associations, have agreed an informal…

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High losses on FOBTs continue at low stakes

Analysis shows only a £2 stake can eliminate harmful high-loss sessions London, high-loss sessions on Fixed-odds…

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Bacta Charitable Trust confirm partnerships

Bacta members will now be raising much needed funds on behalf of four deserving causes. In addition to the incumbent Rays of Sunshine..

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Bacta join forces with Church of England at APPG Impact Event

Bacta joined forces with a broad range of stakeholders and individuals…

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Bacta president celebrates the role of amusements

Bacta National President Gabi Stergides was flying the flag for the amusements industry at last week’s…

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White takes to the road

Bacta Chief Executive John White has completed the first leg of a national tour, meeting with…

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White and Miller progress Bacta case in Whitehall

Bacta has followed up its meeting with former Conservative party leader, Iain Duncan Smith, with…

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Iain Duncan Smith supports Bacta’s case for £2 stake

A fairer balance of gaming products on the high street is gaining traction within Westminster…

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Bacta progress streaming issue with PPL

Bacta has responded to concerns voiced by Division 2 members about the growing trend for publicans to use personal..

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Bacta urges regulators to take more progressive approach

Gabi Stergides, National President of Bacta, is one of the new generation of..

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