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New £15m fund for social enterprises and charities to transform high streets using historic buildings

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AHF (the Architectural Heritage Fund) today announces the opening of the Transforming Places Through Heritage fund, focused on reinvigorating England’s high streets and town centres as once more thriving hubs of community, through the creative reuse of local historic buildings. From 1st July, local groups across the country will have…

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HTN Annual Conference 2019: Derry!

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Join us in Derry this autumn for our ‘Heritage: Transforming Neighbourhoods’ conference as we take a look at how can we use our heritage to create thriving High Streets and Main Streets, in cities, towns and rural communities. We are delighted to have the support of two key sponsors including the Architectural…

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Launch of £100million Heritage Horizon Awards

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The Heritage Horizon Awards will invest £100million over the next three years in ambitious, innovative and transformational projects that will revolutionise UK heritage. The National Lottery Heritage Fund is looking for inspiring applications from heritage organisations across the UK for our new Heritage Horizon Awards, worth £5million and over. Over…

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Cleveland Pools appoint Project Director

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Cleveland Pools appoint Project Director With £4.7m funding secured from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), the Cleveland Pools Trust has appointed a full-time director to manage and deliver the project, which is scheduled for completion in spring/summer 2021. Anna Baker joined the Trust on 3 June and will be…

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More Than A Pub

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More Than A Pub: The Community Pub Business Support Programme Programme is due to re-open for the second round of funding and support on Wednesday 19 June 2019. Funded by Power to Change and delivered by Plunkett Foundation, this £2.2m programme will offer support to communities in both rural and…

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HTN Chair joins InvestSK

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InvestSK, South Kesteven’s economic growth and regeneration company, has appointed Liz Bates as Assistant Chief Executive. Liz, who joins the company from Heritage Lincolnshire where she has been CEO for 6 years, will take up the new post on June 10. As a wholly-owned company of South Kesteven District Council,…

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New Heritage Minister

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Rebecca Pow named arts and heritage minister Following a Cabinet reshuffle, Rebecca Pow MP, Member of Parliament for Taunton Deane, has been appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Via Twitter, Pow said she was “honoured and absolutely delighted” to…

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North of England Civic Trust Rebrands

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Having undertaken a full review of the trust funded by a Resilient Heritage grant, the North of England Civic Trust will start a new life as the Cultura Trust. The trust reports that:   ‘Over the last two years we have been undertaking a fundamental review of every aspect of…

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Ecclesiastical launch Movement for Good awards

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Ecclesiastical launch Movement for Good awards Today Movement for Good launches; a programme designed to give £1million directly to charities “that are changing people’s lives for the better”. The giving programme has two funding categories: £,1000 awards, which will be awarded to 500 charities, (open for nominations from 23 April…

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Reviving the craft of Silversmithing

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Work started at the end of January on a new project for the North East Scotland Preservation Trust (NESPT) to restore a Category B listed building within the Banff Conservation Area. The buildings of 49 – 53 Bridge Street, Banff had previously been in a derelict state and on the…

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HTN & Charity Finance Group Launch New Partnership

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Newly-launched partnership will support 250 heritage organisations in developing financial skills and knowledge.   Following the successful launch of its partnership with the Association of Independent Museums (AIM), Charity Finance Group (CFG) has a second collaboration with the heritage sector, this time with the Heritage Trust Network (HTN). Launched today,…

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National Lottery success for Stubbylee Hall

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National Lottery funding for Stubbylee Hall Valley Heritage has been awarded a £48,700 grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to help secure a sustainable future for Stubbylee Hall in Bacup. Made possible by the money raised by National Lottery players, the project will allow Valley Heritage, in partnership with…

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Panopticon Trust awarded charity status

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The Trustees of the Panopticon Trust are pleased to announce that they are now a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) charity number SC048924. “Our new legal status means we can progress work to preserve the heritage of the Britannia Panopticon Music Hall in Glasgow. In late Spring 2019 we will be…

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Bramley Baths: Pool hoist appeal success!

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Bramley Baths exceeded their target of £3,250 to buy a new disabled pool hoist for the pool. A big thank you to everyone who has supported the appeal, they have been bowled over by your generosity! Every penny really has counted. From kids coming in to give us £1 of…

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Heritage Impact Fund: New partnership fund launched

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AHF launched a brand new £7m social investment fund. The Heritage Impact Fund will support re-use of the UK’s heritage buildings through enterprises that, alongside traditional heritage projects, deliver demonstrable impact in the local economy and community. These buildings may be listed, in a conservation area, or may be of special significance to…

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Mayor of London: Crowdfund London

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Crowdfund London 2019 is coming: Could you get £50K from the Mayor of London? Do you have a brilliant idea for a community-led project that would make a real difference in your local area? Crowdfund London pledges up to £50,000 towards creative new ways to improve our city. You don’t…

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