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Good causes

A TOTAL of pounds 7.7bn of National Lottery money has so far been given to good causes, Chris Smith, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, said.

A total of pounds 564m has been made available to the New Opportunities Fund which has financed child care places and school holiday places, he added.

Kitchen stink

"ADEQUATE provisions" have been made in the Millennium Dome to ensure that any cooking smells from the 37 restaurant outlets are neutralised, the junior Culture minister Janet Anderson assured MPs.

Heritage forum

THE GOVERNMENT should set up a heritage forum to develop a new heritage strategy, a report by the Culture, Media and Sport committee has recommended.