East Midlands: delegated decisions January 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF East Midlands on 29 January 2019

Our Heritage

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

Decision: Reject

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

Decision: Reject

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

Decision: Reject

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

Decision: Reject

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

Decision: Reject

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

Decision: Reject

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.

Applicant: Shout

Decision: Reject

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

Decision: Reject

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%)

Sharing Heritage

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

Decision: Reject

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%)