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£1million National Lottery fund launches to enable digital volunteering in heritage sector

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£1million of National Lottery funding is now available for heritage organisations to develop a strong network of digital volunteers – wherever their location. Applications to The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Digital Skills for Heritage initiative open today. This funding challenges organisations to remove barriers such as place and time restraints and…

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Exciting times for the Historic Coventry Trust as they sign the lease on the Anglican Chapel and start new partnership with the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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After funding from Lottery players, and extensive restoration works, the Historic Coventry Trust are really pleased to have completed the lease for Anglican Chapel in London Road Cemetery: Paxton’s Arboretum. They will be using the space for activities, events & volunteering, and it will be available for hire from later…

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The Home & Dry appeal gathers speed…

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The SVR Charitable Trust has announced an impressive start to its Home & Dry appeal, having already secured £250,000, just six weeks after the launch of the appeal. “The appeal has gained considerable momentum since its launch in mid-May,” said Shelagh Paterson, the Trust’s director of development. “We’ve received donations…

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Work starts on Willow Court Farmhouse

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Worcestershire Buildings Preservation Trust are delighted to report that work has commenced on site at Willow Court Farmhouse in Droitwich. This exciting project to restore a 16th Century Farmhouse, currently owned by Wychavon District Council, has only been possible with development phase funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and…

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Recycling to fine art

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It’s very much a case of ‘waste not, want not’ at Llanfyllin Workhouse as Liz Neal explains: “First came the copper roofing plate, removed during the recent restoration of the cupola on the Workhouse roof. It was suggested by the Trustees that perhaps I could find an art project to…

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