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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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Funding boost for Building Conservation Bursaries

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The Sussex Heritage Trust has received significant funding for young people and those looking to retrain in building conservation. The Ian M Foulerton Charitable Trust, The Hans and Märit Rausing Charitable Trust and Seaward Homes have all provided funding towards full or part time bursaries to cover the costs of…

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Exterior shot of Old Trafford Bowling Club

SAVE gets listing bid rolling for Lancashire Bowls Club

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SAVE Britain’s Heritage has launched a listing application to secure the future of one of Britain’s earliest Bowling Clubs in Old Trafford, Lancashire. Located just a stone’s throw from Old Trafford’s internationally renowned cricket and football grounds, Old Trafford Bowling Club has been largely forgotten in recent decades, despite having been the…

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Action Stations for Acton Arts’ Volunteers

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A group of over 80 volunteers at Acton Arts Project have been busy bringing the library back to life. Mainly working over weekends, the group have pulled staples up from the floor to help prepare the original wooden floor for sanding and sealing, cleaned windows and walls, taken down plaster…

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Make Your Mark Campaign Resources Shared

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The Make Your Mark in Volunteering campaign, which aims to increase the number and diversity of heritage volunteers in Scotland, is regularly updating a digital library of resources and programme of events, including those shared by Heritage Trust Network. You can see the free resources that are available on their website…

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Flurry of activity at Carluke Highmill

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As restrictions are being gradually lifted, there has been a flurry of activity at Carluke Highmill. Carluke High Mill was built in c.1801 and is being transformed into a community space through help from Carluke Development Trust amongst other community groups. Carluke’s historic High Mill received Planning Consent for Proposed…

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