Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF East Midlands on 29 January 2019
1. From Temperance to Trips
The project will engage local communities to capture a permanent record of East Midlands working men’s clubs.
Applicant: Working Mens Clubs History Group
2. Alford Corn Exchange Regeneration
This project seeks to improve and secure a Grade II listed building in a Lincolnshire Market town for continued use.
Applicant: Alford Corn Exchange Community Group
3. Nature in Mind: creating access and involvement in local natural and community heritage
This project will enable people, excluded by their mental health difficulties, to engage with natural and community heritage.
Applicant: Framework Housing Association
Decision: Award grant of £79,700 (69%)
4. All Saints' Church and Nottingham Ringing Centre Development and Outreach Project
This project aims to develop All Saints' church, Nottingham, as a centre of excellence for the traditional art of bell ringing as well as carrying out urgent repairs to the church belfry.
Applicant: The PCC of St Peter and All Saints', Nottingham
5. Exploring All Saints Church - Heritage and History - Making Medieval Leicester Heritage Visible
This project will deliver a programme of activities at an important Leicester church, while engaging new audiences.
Applicant: ArtReach (Trust) Ltd
Decision: Award grant of £32,400 (61%)
6. Forty Years On
This is a community conservation project to explore and better preserve the archive collection documenting High Peak Community Arts 40 year history.
Applicant: High Peak Community Arts
7. Creaton Community Heritage Project
This village history project aims to clear the overgrown churchyard, restore monuments and recording oral histories.
Applicant: Creaton Parish Council
8. Wollaton Hall Natural History Museum Transformation Project
This Transformation Project will redevelop all of the internal gallery spaces in four stages, increasing the number of objects on display and re-branding the Hall as a world-class natural history museum.
Applicant: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries
Decision: Award of grant £95,000 (85%)
9. Eastwood Comics: exploring local heritage through the life, work and times of DH Lawrence
This project will work with young people through a learning and outreach programme to identify and interpret the life and writings of D.H. Lawrence.
Applicant: Nottingham City of Literature
Decision: Award grant of £60,900 (83%)
10. Revealing our Community Roots - Uncovering Warsop Old Hall's Origins and History
This project will undertake archaeological investigations into the grade II* listed medieval hall and also focuses on collating community stories, documents and artefacts.
Applicant: Warsop Parochial Church Council, Sookholme
11. Shouting for 20 years
This project will look at 'Shout's' 20 year history of engagement in the town of Corby, archive assets and make the heritage available to the wider public.
12. The Chai Experience: Asian Social History in Nottingham
This activity-led project will form a collection of resources that celebrate Asian social heritage in Nottingham from the 1950's and 1960's.
Applicant: Nottingham City Council
13. Restoration of Sleaford Bristol Water Fountain
This project will clean and restore Bristol Water Fountain in Sleaford, along with a programme of activities.
Applicant: Sleaford and District Civic Trust
Decision: Award grant of £34,000 (84%)
1. Memorial and information board dedicated to four WW2 airmen whose plane crashed in Eagle Village
This project will research and commemorate the lives of 4 commonwealth airmen who died in a plane crash near the village of Eagle, Lincolnshire in the Second World War.
Applicant: Eagle Parochial Church Council
Resilient Heritage £10,000-£250,000
1. Developing Resilience in the Midlands Parks Sector
The project will enable the implementation of a sustainable coordinating body across the midlands region to champion the importance of parks and green spaces, affirm their value in supporting healthy and vibrant communities and a strong local economy in order to safeguard them for future generations.
Applicant: East Midlands Parks Forum
Decision: Award grant of £97,600 (95%)
2. NBN-Building resilience and sustainability
This project will develop income streams to enable the sustainability of the, at risk, National Biodiversity Network and support the resilience of the overall biodiversity recording sector.
Applicant: National Biodiversity Network Trust
Decision: Award grant of £190,500 (41%)
Grants for Places of Worship
1. Replacement of failed roof to church plus update of facilities
St Andrew’s is a 13th Century Grade II* listed church located in a conservation area of Yardley Hastings. The building will be made watertight, with high risk stonework repaired and works to drainage. Works will lead to removal from the Heritage at Risk register. Activities for the project include a new audio visual system, work with schools, local history and heritage societies as well as residents will engage people in both traditional and new ways.
Applicant: St Andrews, Yardley Hastings
Decision: Award grant of £114,400 (41%)
2. St Mary the Virgin, Congerstone: Restoring and sharing our heritage
St Mary the Virgin is a Grade II* listed 12th Century church situated in a Conservation Area in the village of Congerstone in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. The project will repair the nave and aisle roofs, masonry and glazing. Activities for the project include a trail, demonstrations, a website, research and interpretation.
Applicant: Bosworth Parochial Church Council
Decision: Award grant of £220,500 (72%)