Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF for the South West on 9 January 2019.
1. Zennor Bells Restoration Project
Zennor Parochial Church Council has applied for a grant of £27,400 (42%) towards a project to restore the church bells and bell frame of this Grade I listed church and deliver a programme of bell ringing taster sessions and workshops, guided tours, an oral history project and a new webpage.
Applicant: Zennor Parochial Church Council
Decision: Award Grant of £27,400 (42%)
2. Gillingham Royal Forest – a living landscape
Dorset Wildlife Trust has applied for a grant of £61,900 (64%) towards a 3 year project to help conserve and improve access to Gillingham Royal Forest through a programme of new interpretation, volunteer and community training and work parties, rural skills workshops, events and outreach.
Applicant: Dorset Wildlife Trust
Decision: Award Grant of £61,900 (64%)
3. Clarendon Palace Revealed
The Friends of Clarendon Palace have applied for a grant of £48,300 (98%) towards a 14 month project to undertake archaeological research on the medieval royal palace of Clarendon and promote its significance to the local community through a series of archaeological surveys, excavations, community walks, open days, an exhibition, conference and medieval fayre.
Applicant: Friends of Clarendon Palace
Decision: Award Grant of £48,300 (98%)
4. St Hilary Parish Church Bell Restoration
St Hilary Parish Church has applied for a grant of £51,400 (68%) towards a project to undertake urgent repair work to the bell tower and bells of this Grade I listed church together with a programme of school engagement.
Applicant: St Hilary Parish Church
5. The Rock Pool Project
People Power Science CIC has applied for a grant of £61,400 (97%) towards a one year project to engage schools and community groups in learning about the Cornish rocky shore environment through a series of visits, rock pool events, survey events, student placements and development of a website and biodiversity map.
Applicant: People Power Science CIC
6. Refresh displays and presentation and improve access to and understanding of collections
The Guild of Handicraft Trust has applied for a grant of £65,000 (41%) towards a 13 month project to re-display their collection with a focus on the stories of the original Guild and local craftspeople. They will also deliver an improved digital offer as well as a programme of activity with schools and older people.
Applicant: The Guild of Handicraft Trust
Decision: Award Grant of £65,000 (41%)
7. Marvellous Mud Snails Cornwall
Buglife has applied for a grant of £35,700 (56%) towards a 2 year project to engage schools and community groups in Cornwall with the conservation of the Pond mud snail through a programme of training, survey and habitat creation work and a schools learning programme.
Applicant: Buglife – the Invertebrate Conservation Trust
1. New Audiences for Heritage Sites in Under-served regions of Somerset
Bristol Intiative Charitable Trust has applied for a grant of £10,000 (71%) towards a 5 month project to engage Primary school children from North Somerset with the engineering and technological heritage associated with Clevedon Pier, Weston Museum and Chard Museum.
Applicant: Bristol Initiative Charitable Trust
2. Peter Orlando Hurchinson: redefining East Devon
The Thelma Hubert Gallery has applied for a grant of £9,400 (41%) towards a project to engage the public with the heritage of 19th century antiquarian Peter Orlando Hutchinson and the local historical landscapes through a series of art based workshops and visits with local schools, creating an exhibition.
Applicant: Thelma Hubert Gallery
Decision: Award Grant of £9,400 (41%)
3. That Bloody Woman and others: Liskeard’s Trail of Women Making History
Liskeard Town Council has applied for a grant of £10,000 (76%) towards a project to explore the life of Emily Hobhouse and other women central to Liskeard businesses during the 19th and early 20th centuries through a town trail, exhibition and mural.
Applicant: Liskeard Town Council
4. 2019: Celebrating 80 years of Citizens Advice in Weston-super-Mare
Citizens Advice North Somerset has applied for a grant of £4,400 (100%) towards a project to celebrate 8- years of Citizens Advice, in partnership with Weston Museum, through volunteer training, learning opportunities and the creation on new interpretation.
Applicant: Citizens Advice North Somerset
Decision: Award Grant of £4,400 (100%)
First World War
1. 1918 - The Untold Stories of the Great War
SSAFA Devon has applied for a grant of £10,000 (100%) towards a 9 month project to share untold stories of the Great War through a musical performance piece, schools pack and CDs.
Applicant: SSAFA Devon
2. Memorial Avenue, Beer, Devon
The Beer 2014 Group has applied for a grant of £9,800 (70%) towards the planting of an avenue of trees as a memorial to all those who served during the First World War from the village of Beer, with associated interpretation, schools engagement and an exhibition.
Applicant: The Beer 2014 Group
Decision: Award Grant of £9,800 (70%)
3. Appeal of Bells
DIVAcontemporary has applied for a grant of £9,800 (83%) towards a 3 month project to engage young people with learning about the stories of Dorset bell ringers who died during the First World War and the history of bellringing.
1. Soldiers of Gloucester Museum: Securing our Future
The Soldiers of Gloucester Museum has applied for a resilient heritage grant of £38,200 (90%) towards undertaking a revised activity plan, business plan, fundraising strategy and feasibility study for future developments.
Applicant: Soldiers of Gloucester Museum
Decision: Award Grant of £38,200 (90%)