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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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Historic Willow Court Farmhouse, Droitwich will be ‘safe as houses’ with National Lottery support

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The Worcestershire Building Preservation Trust has received initial support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the Willow Court Farmhouse, Droitwich it was announced today. Made possible by National Lottery players, the project aims to save and transform this historic 16th Century building into six new affordable homes. Development funding…

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The Peterson’s Project gets the go-ahead

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The Great Grimsby Ice Factory Trust (GGIFT), in partnership with North East Lincolnshire council and Associated British Ports, has secured £947,400 in funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Architectural Heritage Fund to deliver the project. The Grade II listed smokehouse, with adjacent building “Fred’s Fish” on Wharncliffe…

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