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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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Cleveland Pools’ Emergency Funding Success

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The Cleveland Pools Trust is very pleased to share the news that it has been granted £56,300 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to assist with the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the development of the project. Our team has had to adapt to home working, review and…

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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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SAVE welcomes pivotal moment as Museum of London wins planning for Smithfield

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SAVE Britain’s Heritage warmly welcomes the green light given yesterday to transform Smithfield General Market into the Museum of London’s new home. City of London planners approved the £337million transformation plans drawn up by architects Stanton Williams Architects and Asif Khan with Julian Harrap Architects at a planning committee meeting…

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National Lottery funding boost for Heritage in Sussex

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Sussex Heritage Trust receives Emergency Heritage Fund support.   Sussex Heritage Trust has received £10,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on heritage. Like many charities, the Sussex Heritage Trust faces a challenging and difficult future. This funding will go a…

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Grant award for growing London Historic Buildings Trust

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London Historic Buildings Trust (LHBT) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a three year Regional Capacity Building grant by Historic England. This will enable the charity to employ two Project Managers to deliver regeneration projects from the Heritage at Risk register throughout Greater London and to contribute…

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Silversmith Accommodation Complete!

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The North East Scotland Preservation Trust is delighted to have completed its project to create the Silversmith’s Quarters at 49 – 54 Bridge Street, Banff. The derelict, category B listed building has been completely refurbished to a high standard and converted into three small townhouses.  When Government rules allow, the…

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NLHF to launch Heritage Emergency Fund

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The National Lottery Heritage Fund has announced a £50million Heritage Emergency Fund support the UK heritage sector as an immediate response to the COVID-19 crisis. The aim of the fund it to provide short-term funding where it is needed most for organisations delivering heritage projects or running previously funded projects,…

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Covid-19

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Covid-19 Like our members, we are following the Government’s advice and our staff are now working from home. If you need to speak to a member of staff please call 07470 350439 or email admin@heritagetrustnetwork.org.uk At this time of uncertainty and isolation we feel strongly that we all need to…

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