England, North: delegated decisions April 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to England, The North on 17 April 2019

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £3,000 - £10,000 


Bringing Communities Together

Applicant: Conisbrough Community Allotment ltd

Project description: Bring deprived individuals together by regenerating an unused allotment plot which is in a depressed area and turn it into a thriving multi-use community space.

Decision: Reject


Community Housing Association Memorial

Applicant: Capacity Buildings Limited

Project description: Build the capacity and capability of residents and community groups, and improve everyday community living environments for local people across North East Lincolnshire.

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)


Scissett Community Garden

Applicant: St Augustines Church Scissett PCC

Project description: Restore a littered and overgrown site to its historic role as a garden, thereby creating a renewable resource to enrich the life of the community.

Decision: Reject


Keighley Arts & Film Festival Heritage Performances

Applicant: Keighley Creative Space

Project description: Two heritage focused performances: 'Time Train' focused on the Keighley and Worth Valley railway, and 'Guided Mill walks' along old mill paths.

Decision: Award Grant of £9,800 (100%)


Grade II listed Pinfold Restoration, Education and Preservation

Applicant: Rufforth with Knapton Parish Council

Project description: Carry out conservation work on the grade II listed 'pinfold' structure in Rufforth.

Decision: Award Grant of £9,800 (100%)


Dearne Valley Heritage Local TV Project

Applicant: Dearne Media Group

Project description: Create six documentary films focusing on different natural heritage sites within the Dearne Valley, to be broadcast on Barnsley Local Television (BLTV).

Decision: Award Grant of £9,400 (100%)


Abbeydale Picture House - Premises Licence Works

Applicant: CADS South Yorkshire

Project description: Carry out mandatory works to allow them to gain a premises licence.

Decision: Reject


Horse-drawn touring – a unique theatrical heritage

Applicant: Littleworld Limited

Project description: Record the 40-year history of Horse + Bamboo Theatre, focusing on horse-drawn touring theatre production.

Decision: Reject


My Life - My Place

Applicant: Caring Connections 

Project description: Share memories of Knowsley through engagement with people suffering dementia or other cognitive-limiting conditions.

Decision: Award Grant of £7,900 (100%)


Active Playground

Applicant: Great Harwood St John's Primary School

Project description: Update the school playground

Decision: Reject


From Cow Shed to Community: Barton Road Community Centre

Applicant: Barton Road Community Centre

Project description: Investigate the history and development of Barton Road Community Centre.

Decision: Award Grant of £9,500 (100%)


The Workers Memorial

Applicant: St Helens Workers Memorial

Project description: To erect a statue to commemorate the people of St Helens who have lost their lives during the course of their employment, through accident or industrial disease.

Decision: Reject


Radical Read

Applicant: Manchester City Council - Education and Skills

Project description: The project will enable young people in Manchester to explore the history of protest over the last 200 years.

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)


History of Adventure Playgrounds in Manchester

Applicant: Manchester Young Lives

Project description: This project focuses on the history of Adventure Playgrounds in Manchester.

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)


Fencing (inc boundary and ball retention)

Applicant: Barrow Celtic Football Club

Project description: Install perimeter security fencing at Barrow Celtic Football Club.

Decision: Reject


A Window on Heritage

Applicant: Blackburn College

Project description: To undertake repairs to a stained glass window panel and research its history.

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (50%)


Future Memories- a Celebration of Youth Makers

Applicant: Project.INC

Project description: Tto engage young people in the Burnley area in an art and design project that will look at the heritage of making in the Burnley area

Decision: Award Grant of £9,300 (43%)


120 years of Burnley Boys

Applicant: Burnley Boys and Girls Club

Project description: Celebrate the 120th anniversary of the organisation and create a website to share memories and photos.

Decision: Reject


DIALECT-I-FEST with Brass on the Grass


Project description: The project will run a programme of activities focusing on Lancashire folk traditions.

Decision: Award Grant of £7,900 (100%)


Historic Figurehead for today's Training Ship

Applicant: South Shields Sea Cadets TS Collingwood

Project description: Restore the figurehead to be displayed on the parade deck of TS Collingwood as well as minor modification to the parade deck for access and relocation of existing equipment.

Decision: Reject


Women's Banner Group Let Them Be Heard

Applicant: Women's Banner Group

Project description: Engage new audiences with an under-explored aspect of heritage

Decision: Award Grant of £8,000 (53%)


Memory Lane Radio Project

Applicant: Anxious Minds

Project description: Look at the history of music and introduce it to a younger generation and at the same time support young people with mental health issues and bring them together using music and history as a platform.

Decision: Reject


Loud Arts CICN.W.O.B.H.M

Applicant: Loud Arts CIC

Project description: Create a documentary based on the origins of NWOBHM or New Wave of British Heavy Metal.

Decision: Reject


South Tyneside Primary Schools linking local heritage to STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths)

Applicant: Green Shift Education CIC

Project description: Deliver 30 ninety minute sessions in primary schools, focusing at key stage 2 children and will link some of our local industry heritage to the STEM subjects.

Decision: Reject


Our Place our History


Project description: Provide workshops and performance activities based around spoken word that will facilitate the capture, digitally and and in print, of the personal histories of black and ethnic minority people.

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)


Mardon Archaeological Excavation 2019

Applicant: Till Valley Archaeological Society

Project description: Revisit Mardon Farm in Northumberland for a third archaeological excavation

Decision: Reject


Cragend Farm Silo Website and Media

Applicant: Lou Renwick

Project description: Improve safety of the building and to restore it to enable public access. This project seeks to document the restoration works online and via social media.

Decision: Reject


Smugglers, Shipwrecks and Legends

Applicant: Wood Green Residents Association

Project description: Work with local children from The Drive Primary School to explore and study the history and folklore of Marsden Bay coastline and the surrounding South Tyneside coastal areas.

Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (87%)


National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £10,000 - £100,000 


The Witching Hour - using performance to bring the heritage & folklore of park communities to life

Applicant: Absolutely Cultured Limited

Project description: Interpret the heritage of two deprived communities in Hull and the Wirral through innovative public performances and workshops in schools.

Decision: Award Grant of £100,000 (51%)


Rock Back the Clock

Applicant: Stage Door Theatre Trust

Project description: Young people will explore the heritage of dance and music halls in Liverpool.

Decision: Reject


Manchester and Kosovo: 20 years

Applicant: Manchester Aid to Kosovo

Project description: Explore the heritage of the Kosovar community in Manchester.

Decision: Award Grant of £24,900 (100%)


Gaydio Academy - Manchester LGBT+ Oral History Group

Applicant: Gaydio

Project description: Create the Gaydio Academy Manchester LGBT+ Oral History Group to bring Manchester’s hidden LGBT+ heritage to life.

Decision: Reject



Applicant: Pelton Parish Council

Project description: Create a war memorial.

Decision: Award Grant of £14,500 (74%)


Sensing the Wild-connecting visually impaired people to nature

Applicant: Going For Independence CIC

Project description: Connect visually impaired people from the Tees Valley region with the natural heritage in their local areas. A programme of indoor table-top activities using all the senses will be followed by guided walks to help build the confidence and enjoyment of blind and visually impaired people, giving them the tools to access and interpret the natural world.

Decision: Award Grant of £39,900 (100%)