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

Industrial, maritime and transport

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Keeping our clocks and watches working

One of the British Horological Institute’s current trainees, 27 year-old Abby Wardill, tells us what life is like as a modern-day horologist as we announced that we’re funding the British Horological Institute to train a new generation in how to restore clocks and watches.