Update on our community
Changes are afoot here at HLF that will affect the online community this autumn as HLF is going to have a new website, scheduled for launch in October/November this year. The current website will still work until then - there will be a changeover day...exact date TBC. We'll let you know more as soon
All change for the LP online community
Changes are afoot here at HLF that will affect the online community this autumn.HLF is going to have a new website, scheduled for launch in October/November this year. The current website will still work until then - there will be a changeover day...exact date TBC. We'll let you know more as soon as
LP GIS map files - available for use!
Did you know that HLF hold GIS map files for every LP scheme we've funded, and the majority of Area Schemes (pre-2004) too? We ask all LP applicants to supply “A map that defines the boundary of the LP area showing the location of all projects at 1:50,000 scale using MAPinfo or ESRI formats.”We’ve
Bursary or salary?
A new topic, but a very old discussion!Our current Skills for the Future trainees are employed by us and salaried. However, for the new Natural Networks programme we are launching in January 2015, we are planning to provide trainees with a bursary.In order for our HR department to be reassured that
Update on HLF post completion monitoring
I am Shaun Kiddell HLF’s Parks Policy Adviser and I undertake post completion monitoring. I joined HLF in March 2013 and I’ve recently visited and inspected my 100th HLF grant funded park. I’ve now seen park projects in all the regions and countries other than Northern Ireland. To date priority has
Does your park allow Barbecues?
Summer is here and according to a recent article on BBC online news there is a great debate taking place, as Cities around the world are debating whether to permit barbecues in municipal open spaces. What happens in your site? Are you a covered in blue haze from summer grilling or do you have
LP evaluation workshop 16 July 2014
20 LP managers from across the UK participated in a workshop getting to grips with scheme evaluation, expertly led by Kate Measures and Rich Clarke. The day included sessions to consider the value of evaluation, demystify the terms of outputs and outcomes, hear from four scheme managers about their
Planning and delivering trainee recruitment campaigns is one of the most important elements of a Skills for the Future project. We know that some project managers have taken a broad approach to advertising and have been overwhelmed by numbers of applications; that others have worked with partners to
Community-led LP Schemes - management structures
Hi all,I'm the Development Officer for the Rusland Horizons LP Scheme. We're just starting out on our Development Stage. Although there are a number of organisations involved, it is very much a community-led scheme. The Lake District National Park Authority was chosen as the lead partner because