HMS Caroline during the First World War
HMS Caroline during the First World War

Industrial, maritime and transport

Ros Kerslake, HLF Chief Executive
Ros Kerslake, HLF Chief Executive

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Our heritage: we are only trustees

HLF’s Ros Kerslake explains how HLF is leading the way for action on climate change in the heritage sector.
Sam Wilmot, digital apprentice
Sam Wilmot, digital apprentice

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Cromford Mills wins 2017 Europa Nostra award

Cromford Mills has won the 2017 Europa Nostra award. Sam Wilmot, the digital apprentice, describes his experiences working on the project.
David Rutley MP
David Rutley MP

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What heritage means to me: David Rutley MP

David Rutley, MP for Macclesfield, joins our What Heritage Means to me series to reveal what's so special about the ancient market town on the edge of the Peak District.
Arkwright Society chief executive Sarah McLeod
Arkwright Society Chief Executive Sarah McLeod

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Cromford Mills – making industrial heritage safe

Arkwright Society Chief Executive Sarah McLeod reveals how her team battled paint and poisons to turn Cromford Mills into a cultural centre and tourist hub.
Mervyn Allcock, General Manager of the Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society
Mervyn Allcock, General Manager of the Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society

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Five ways to save your heritage

Wanting to save a piece of your local heritage is just the first step. Mervyn Allcock, general manager of Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre, explains how he helped give the Centre a brighter future.
A view of the South Tynedale Railway
A view of the South Tynedale Railway

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The Big Give Christmas Challenge

Today marks the beginning of The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2015. Brian Craven, Deputy Chairman of the South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society (STRPS), shares his experiences of the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign.
Carole Souter, HLF's Chief Executive
Carole Souter, HLF's Chief Executive

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UK industrial heritage needs you!

This week, HLF Chief Executive, Carole Souter, addressed the UK Industrial Heritage Conference in Manchester. The conference explored how former industrial buildings can spur local economic growth. Here, Carole talks about the role the National Lottery is playing in this renaissance.