England, Midlands & East: delegated decisions April 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to the Head of Investment, England, Midlands & East Area on the 25 April 2019.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Generosity Heritage Trail

Applicant: Northamptonshire Community Foundation

Project description: This project will develop and deliver a four day Heritage Trail based in Northampton.

Decision: Award £8,800 (100%)

Thomas Pestell a 17th Century Vicar of Packington

Applicant: Pudding Bag Productions

Project description: This project will research and explain the history of Packington, Leicestershire, during the English Civil War.

Decision: Award  £4,500 (91%)

Re-instatement of Wrought Iron Railings at Higham Ferrers Almshouses

This project will reinstate railings in front of the Grade II listed Almshouses on College Street Higham Ferrers.

Applicant: Higham Ferrers United Charities

Project description: This project will research and explain the history of Packington, Leicestershire, during the English Civil War.

Decision: Reject

Moon Landings - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

Applicant: Mansfield and Sutton Astronomical Society

Project description: This project will capitalise on the 50th anniversary of the first successful manned moon landing to explore the wider relevant history.

Decision: Award £9,500 (86%)

Green Routes

Applicant: Ecobirmingham

Project description: This project will create a digital map to guide cyclists past 12 heritage sites across South Birmingham.

Decision: Reject

THE SOUTH DOOR PROJECT - celebrating continuity and change in a small parish in rural Worcestershire.

Applicant: The PCC of Stoulton with Drakes Broughton

Project description: This project will hold a pageant event to celebrate the 900 year history of Grade II* Church of St Edmund, King and Martyr and surrounding community.

Decision: Reject

A History of ‘Wellness’ in Malvern

Applicant: Malvern Special Families

Project description: This project will engage learning disabled young people aged 5 to 18, with the local history of Malvern.

Decision: Award £9,700 (100%)

Educating the Public in Coventry's Medieval History Part 2

Applicant: Medieval Coventry

Project description: This project will produce and host a conference focused on the St Mary’s Hall Tapestry and complete a virtual reality model of Spon Street.

Decision: Reject

An Alternative History of Football

Applicant: Rising Stats Young People Services CIC

Project description: This project will research the lesser known football clubs in the Aston area of Birmingham.

Decision: Award £8,600 (100%)

Repairs to Ancient Roadway Marker

Applicant: Ashton under Hill Parish Council

Project description: This project will conserve a Medieval Stone Cross way-marker and create a display board.

Decision: Reject

Village Sign

Applicant: High Wych Parish Council

Project description: This project will install a village sign to strengthen a sense of local identity and commemorate the village's involvement in World War 1. The installation will be celebrated through a community event.

Decision: Reject

March Hero

Applicant: 20TwentyProductions CIC

Project description: This project will involve 120 primary school children in learning about the Second World War using the story of Jim Hocking as a focus.

Decision: Award £9,900 (100%)

Japanese Cultural Event

Applicant: Kodosai Cultural Event

Project description: This project aims to increase understanding of Japanese culture and promote its links with Basildon.

Decision: Award £3,500 (88%)

Norfolk and the D-Day Landings

Applicant: Norfolk Tank Museum

Project description: This project aims to create a month long exhibition, during June 2019, to commemorate the D-Day landings and the Norfolk Service men who took part.

Decision: Award £5,000 (100%)

Celebrating 60 years of Cassiobury Park's Miniature Railway

Applicant: Watford Borough Council

Project description: This project will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the miniature railway in Cassiobury Park and will deliver a celebration event and create a mobile exhibition.

Decision: Reject

Huntingdonshire History Festival

Applicant: Huntingdonshire History Festival

Project description: This project will produce an interesting programme of events, woodland walks and craft activities.

Decision: Award £10,000 (27%)

The Lawn Lincoln. Exploring the Lawn Lunatic Asylum Archives

Applicant: University of Lincoln

Project description: This project will see the University of Lincoln work in partnership to interpret and share the stories of staff and residents of the Lawn facility.

Decision: Award £5,800 (100%)

"Who am I? Who are you?"

Applicant: Arts 50 Alive

Project description: This project will explore and share the experiences of the older generation in post-Second World War Britain.

    Decision: Award £9,900 (91%)

    Parish Clock

    Applicant: Cradley and Storridge Parish Council

    Project description: This project proposes to regild the clock at St James the Great Church in Malvern, Worcestershire.

    Decision: Reject

    165 Years of Community Activity

    Applicant: Highgate Baptist Church

    Project description: This project aims to organise, catalogue and preserve the archives and objects of Highgate Baptist Church.

      Decision: Award £9,900 (100%)

      Tabling Worcester’s Civil War

      Applicant: Collar and TIE Ltd

      Project description: This project will develop an educational video-game to enable young people of Worcester to learn about the Battle of Worcester.

      Decision: Reject

        Welcoming Refugees in Rural Communities through the Generations.

        Applicant: People in Motion

        Project description: This project will celebrate a little-explored aspect of rural life and community in the counties of Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

          Decision: Award £10,000 (100%)

          Black Miners Museum Project

          Applicant: Nottingham News Centre CIC

          Project description: This project works with two national and two local mining museums to share the experiences of coal miners of African-Caribbean heritage.

            Decision: Award £100,000 (99%)

            Big Wig

            Applicant: Rural Media Charity

            Project description: The project will engage 30 young people with the heritage of wigs and hair fashion and provide engaging opportunities.

            Decision: Award £60,400 (100%)

            Paving the Way for Pathmakers

            This project aims to strengthen a recently formed organisation, through training, facilitated consultation workshops which will feed into strategic planning.

            • Applicant: Pathmakers
            • Decision: Award a grant of £29,200 (100%)

            Behind the Scenes: Saving and Sharing the Heritage of Cambridge Arts Theatre

            Applicant: Cambridge Arts Theatre

            Project description: This project aims to conserve, catalogue, share and develop Cambridge Arts Theatre's archive, in partnership with the V&A.

            Decision: Award £100,000 (79%)

            From the Tudors to the 21st century

            Applicant: All Saints Church, Rayne

            Project description: This project aims to carry out repairs, install new equipment and engage the community with the heritage of the building.

            Decision: Award a grant of £77,500 (84%)

            All Saints Upper Sheringham Bell Restoration

            Applicant: Upper Sheringham PCC

            Project description: This project will undertake work to repair the historic bells and conserve the historic timber bellframe at All Saints Church.

            Decision: Reject

            Postcards From The Loony Bin

            Applicant: TWA MEDIA CIC

            Project description: The project will explore the heritage associated with Rubery Hill Hospital through research and recording the memories of those who lived or worked there.

            Decision: Reject

            Coalbrookdale Church: highlighting its heritage

            Applicant: Coalbrookdale PCC

            Project description: The project is to provide access, improve interpretation and provide a more welcoming atmosphere at Holy Trinity church in Coalbrookdale.

            Decision: Award £49,100 (90%)

            Grants for Places of Worship

            Roof Repairs and Exhibition and Learning Space

            Applicant: St Edburghas Church, Yardley PCC

            Project description: St Edburghas, also known as Yardley Old Church, is a Grade I listed Church situated in the Old Yardley Village Conservation Area in the Diocese of Birmingham.  This project will repair the roof, rainwater goods and electrics.  Activities will include interpretation boards, visitor’s guide, a church trail and School visits.

            Decision: Award grant of £169,600 (60%)

            Roof repairs to St Peter’s Church, Highfields, Leicester - Repair Project Phase Two

            Applicant: St Peter's Parochial Church Council Leicester

            Project description: St Peter’s is a Grade II listed Church in Highfields Leicester, dating from 1872.  This project will repair the roof, rainwater goods, removal of asbestos and glazing repairs.  Activities will include learning materials, virtual material and guided tours.

            Decision: Award grant of £189,100 (73%)

            Tower Crusade at Heather - securing our heritage for future generations

            Applicant: St John the Baptist Church, Heather

            Project description: St John's is Grade II* listed, located in the village of Heather, north-west Leicestershire and sits within a conservation area. This project will repair rooves, rainwater goods and masonry. Activities will include school visits, craft workshops, hard hat tours and learning resources including a website.

            Decision: Award grant of £169,800 (66%)