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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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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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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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School holiday fun at Wentworth Woodhouse

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History, nature, arts and crafts, outdoor trails and sport games… Rotherham stately home Wentworth Woodhouse has lined up a host of activities  to stretch young minds – and legs – for families over half-term. Ensuring young visitors feel welcome and free to explore is top of the agenda at the…

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Richmond House is Saved!

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A House of Commons debate has confirmed that Parliament’s controversial plans to demolish Richmond House, one of the most significant historic public buildings of the 1980s, will not now proceed. This marks a major step-change in the campaign led by SAVE Britain’s Heritage to stop the demolition of Richmond House –…

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Community Businesses in Places of Worship

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Heritage Trust Network is delighted to be part of an alliance offering support to community groups wishing to establish a community business in their local church or place of worship. Places of worship can make great locations for community businesses.  From shops and cafes to post offices and farmers markets…

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Work begins on restoration of UK’s oldest lido

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The Cleveland Pools Trust is delighted to announce the start of works to restore the historic pools in Bath, following a 17-year community campaign to save the Grade II* listed site. Bristol-based Beard is leading the work on the restoration of Cleveland Pools, the oldest surviving outdoor public swimming pool…

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