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Award Winning Design leads the way at Heritage Awards

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Excellent design, architecture and craftmanship were the winners at the 2021 Sussex Heritage Trust Awards. Thirty Award winning projects were announced at the 2021 Sussex Heritage Trust Awards on Wednesday 15th September. Chairman of the Sussex Heritage Trust, Simon Knight presented the Awards to a sold-out ceremony and lunch at…

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Join our Board!

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Heritage Trust Network is recruiting new members to its Board of Directors. This is a unique opportunity to join the leadership of the fastest growing organisation in community-led heritage regeneration. You could help steer our ambitious strategy to strengthen our organisation and help our members succeed. We are recruiting new…

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Valley Heritage secures National Lottery Heritage Fund support

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Valley Heritage, Rossendale’s Heritage Development Trust, has been awarded £200,400 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for Alliance @ the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank, Thanks to National Lottery players, the project will help to transform Bacup’s currently unused Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank into a co-working space and apartments, and deliver…

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Addressing Inequality in Heritage

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Following our event in June 2021, HTN are now sharing the video presentations online for anyone to access for free! These fantastic presentations share a huge amount of information, guidance and ideas on how to be more inclusive in your heritage projects. How can we better involve underrepresented groups with…

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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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New Trustees helping to shape Wentworth Woodhouse’s future

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Three additional specialists have joined the board of trustees at Wentworth Woodhouse. The Preservation Trust’s expertise has been strengthened by the arrival of Matthew Hirst, who is Curator at Woburn Abbey, and Rotherham Council’s former Head of Planning Bronwen Knight. In addition, Rotherham’s youth champion Toni Paxford, who became a…

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Can your ideas help Wentworth Woodhouse to bloom?

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It’s a blooming great idea… Supporters can be part of what happens at Wentworth Woodhouse – by getting crafty and penning their best ideas on a hand-made camellia flower or carriage horse. Garden workshops making cute paper blooms and horses are some of the imaginative ways for the public to…

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