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DCMS Minister visits Game Nation

Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Caroline Dinenage MP visited the Game Nation..

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Southampton MP visits Game Nation

Royston Smith, Conservative MP for Itchen, visited the Game Nation High Street Gaming Centre in..

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Minister For Gambling John Whittingdale Visits Clacton with Bacta

The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP, Minister of State for Gambling at DCMS, spent several hours as..

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Bacta Music Users Group Agree Fee Rebate With PPL

Bacta’s recently formed Music Users Group has negotiated a valuable fee rebate from PPL for its members.

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Bacta’s response to yesterday’s statement by Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford

“Bacta anticipated that yesterday’s announcement by Mark Drakeford was unlikely to see all restrictions..”

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Bacta’s response to today’s statement by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, this afternoon confirmed further details about Scotland’s plans.

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Robert Goodwill MP Visits Scarborough Arcades

Bacta members James Corrigan and Lloyd Nichols played host to Robert Goodwill MP at their arcades..

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Bacta’s response to today’s PM statement

Following today’s statement from the Prime Minister on July 19 Freedom Day deregulation in..

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Too soon to reduce the furlough safety net says Bacta

Businesses across Britain will have to start making compulsory furlough contributions..

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Support the supply chain urges Bacta

Tomorrow, Parliament will be debating a Bill which could pave the way for significant rate reductions..

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Bacta and Interel secure additional grants for Austin Leisure

Persistence has paid off for Louise Austin of Austin Leisure who has received a further £8,000 one-off..

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Bacta creates Music Users Group

The association’s new Music Users’ Group will review all aspects of music use from supply to operation of…

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Bacta joins UKHospitality

Bacta, the trade association for the amusement machine industry, has joined UKHospitality, the body..

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BACTA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW PORTAL WEBINARS

Bacta continues to support members with two further webinars, providing an overview of the features of…

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Bacta supports EAG Show with significant investment

Bacta’s governing body – the National Council – today unanimously agreed to make a significant..

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Bacta Starts Legal Challenge of Government Regarding AGC Reopening

Bacta has instructed global legal firm DWF Law to challenge the thinking behind the delayed reopening of..

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Covid-19 Update

Rates support – As you know one of our major complaints to government over businesses support has been..

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Covid-19 update

Now we are beginning to get back into Government following the Christmas and New Year break, the..

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Funstation makes £4,000 Tickets2Wishes Donation

James Miller, President of bacta and Managing Director of Funstation – the nationwide FEC operator..

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Bacta Bans Under 18s Playing Category D Cash Fruit Machines

Bacta Division 1 members have voluntarily raised the age limit for players to play Category D cash fruit..

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Bacta is still brightening lives says Rays of Sunshine

Over the past few months, Rays of Sunshine have continued to bring sunshine and smiles to seriously and..

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Bacta launches EAG Online 2021

The Entertainment, Attractions & Gaming International Expo (EAG), will go ahead as an online event..

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BACTA SLAMS NEW LOCKDOWN IN ENGLAND

The Prime Minister’s announcement of a new full lockdown in England is yet another blow to the..

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Very High Alert as AGCs Will Be Forced to Close

Under the new restrictions announced by the Prime Minister last night, Adult Gaming Centres (AGCs) are..

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Bacta Convention to be Addressed by Alex Sobel MP

Alex Sobel, MP Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) will address bacta members at..

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Bacta Contributes to APPG Discussion

Bacta President James Miller and Trevor Sutton, Chairman of bacta Division One, contributed to an APPG..

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Curfew Cuts Customer Play of Pub Machines by 40%

Figures released by CLMS – which collects data from over 12,000 pub machines – reveal that curfew..

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Bacta releases disturbing results of redundancy survey

A survey of members carried out by bacta last week reveals shocking rates of redundancy, with almost..

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The Chancellor Announces Jobs Support Scheme

Yesterday, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of measures in his Winter Economy Plan to..

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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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