Scotland: delegate decisions January 2022

Scotland: delegate decisions January 2022

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Director for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 25 January 2022.

St Dionysius Church, Ayton 

Applicant: Ayton Heritage SCIO 

Description: This is a resubmission for a 12 month project which aims to preserve the ruins of the category B, 12th Century St. Dionysius Church, and engage the community in its heritage. 

Decision: Reject  

Heritage Tales 

Applicant: Edinburgh Science Foundation 

Description: Seeks support for the costs of delivering the Edinburgh Science Festival. The project will promote natural heritage to a young and urban audience. 

Decision: Reject 

Shaws Water Works (The Power of Water) 

Applicant: Access Technology Scotland CIC 

Description: This Inverclyde-based project will engage local community groups to explore local industrial heritage, with a focus on Shaws Water Works in Greenock. 

Decision: Award Grant of £27,731 (90%) 

Trainings On How To Make The African Tye and Dye Clothings 

Applicant: Safety Awareness Glasgow. 

Description: This 12 month project aims to engage and educate young people of African descent and the wider community with the history and heritage of Tye and Dye clothing. 

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%) 

Scottish Storytelling in Nature 

Applicant: Community Foundation For Planetary Healing 

Description: This year-long project will work with a Storytelling Facilitator and Nature Conservation Facilitator to deliver a range of activities in a community woodland in Balerno, near the Pentland Hills. 

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (62%) 

People and Pollinators in Strathmore 

Applicant: Buglife – The Invertebrate Conservation Trust 

Description: This project undertakes work towards halting the significant decline of the UK's pollinator insects and aid the recovery of insect numbers. This is by restoring lost wildflower grassland, which pollinator insects require for nesting and reproduction. 

Decision: Award Grant of £137,007 (77%) 

Restoring Maggie's Bridge, Monkland Canal, Calderbank, North Lanarkshire 

Applicant: Woodhall, Faskine and Palacecraig Conservation Group 

Description: To restore Maggie's Bridge, a footbridge that crosses the Monkland Canal in North Lanarkshire. 

Decision: Reject  

Barony Centre Clock Restoration Project 

Applicant: West Kilbride Community Initiative 

Description: This two month project aims to restore the clock on the Barony Centre's clock tower which has been broken for five years.    Decision: Reject  

Doors Open Days Expansion 

Applicant: The Scottish Civic Trust 

Description: Expand the website and digital offering associated with Doors Open Day. 

Decision: Reject  


Applicant: Clark Innes 

Description: This three month project will result in an album of 12 contemporary musical compositions, with lyrics from the Doric language written by an individual. 

Decision: Reject  

Outdoors for All 

Applicant: Boots & Beards CIC 

Description: This three year project, from Boots & Beards CIC, aims to incorporate guided heritage walks in the West of Scotland into its existing programme of supported walks for members of the South Asian community in and around Glasgow. 

Decision: Award Grant of £89,070 (30%) 

Paisley Town Hall Clock Chime 

Applicant: Renfrewshire Council 

Description: Renfrewshire Council have requested a grant to refurbish and relocate an important clock chime located in Paisley Town Hall. 

Decision: Award Grant of £55,600 (77%) 

Lanark's story 

Applicant: Friends of the Royal Burgh of Lanark Museum 

Description: This year-long project will work with volunteers to collate and digitally record collections focusing on the history of Lanark. These are held by the Friends of Lanark Museum and the District Archaeological Society. 

Decision: Reject  

Renovation of Morton Park Band Hall 

Applicant: DART 

Description: This three month project seeks to carry out a feasibility study of the category B Morton Park Band Hall, with a view of bringing it back into community use. 

Decision: Reject  

Plant a Story 

Applicant: British Society of Soil Science 

Description: This one year project aims to engage and educate young people, community groups and refugee communities to understand their soil heritage through an activity book and online resources. 

Decision: Reject