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Taking Oban’s Castle To Another Level

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Great news from our members at Dunollie! “Although there may have not been the traditional start to the season at Dunollie Museum, Castle & Grounds, the much-anticipated Phase III Castle Conservation works have now successfully been completed on Dunollie Castle Ruin. The project, which began just ahead of lockdown on…

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HTN Secures NLHF Emergency Funding

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We are delighted to announce that Heritage Trust Network has secured £27,700 of National Lottery Heritage Fund emergency funding to help with the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. The funding, made possible by National Lottery players, is awarded through The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Heritage Emergency Fund and will help to…

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Cliveden Conservation Partners with Willesden Jewish Cemetery for Open House Festival 2020

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Cliveden Conservation’s stone specialist Ben Newman will be joining Hester Abrams, Project Leader and Curator for the Willesden Jewish Cemetery’s ‘House of Life’ initiative, in a special webinar on 24th September (7-8pm) as part of this year’s Open House Festival. The webinar ‘Preserving what’s left behind: Transformative Grave Conservation at…

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Breathe new life into Crieff Town Centre

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For the past nine years, members of Crieff Community Trust (CCT) have worked tirelessly to navigate countless obstacles to take ownership of the former Drummond Arms Hotel in James Square, Crieff from an unwilling seller. The property, which is on the national Buildings at Risk Register, has fallen into major…

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Coffin Works’ Covid Recovery Barrelling Along

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As part of our reopening, the Coffin Works’ team have ambitious plans to return more of the authentic sounds and sights of manufacturing to Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, and they need your help! *** The sound of our barrels, used to polish coffin handles, would once have resonated throughout the Newman…

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Rare Oldham mural under threat – SAVE calls for listing

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SAVE Britain’s Heritage is backing urgent calls to rescue a nationally significant 1950s mural at risk from demolition. We have written to Historic England urging them to recommend the listing of the mural by Hungarian artist George Mayer-Marton. ‘The Crucifixion’ is an unusual combination of mosaic and painted fresco completed…

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New £92million Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

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Applications are now open for grants from £10,000 up to £3m to help heritage organisations in England recover from the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Who can apply? •           any heritage organisation managing a heritage site or visitor attraction •           private owners of a heritage site, venue or attraction…

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