Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF North West on 9 January 2019
1. An Oral History of Five of Liverpool’s African and Muslim Communities (Parts 1 to 5)
The project will record the experiences of immigrants from Africa and Muslim countries to the UK, through a series of interviews.
Applicant: PERSONAL SUCCESS
2. Indian Soldiers and their contribution to WW2
A project to explore the contribution to Indian soldiers in World War 2.
Applicant: Voluntary and Community Action Trafford
3. Routes to Roots
A project to explore the horticultural heritage of the garden by improving access, interpretation, and developing an audio tour.
Applicant: Arley Hall & Gardens
4. ‘Discovering Dobcroft – Our Community’s Heritage’
The project will deliver a range of activities to reinvigorate a brownfield site creating a rich learning environment where volunteers and local people will understand more about ‘Natural Heritage’
Applicant: Ingol and Tanterton Community Trust
Decision: Award grant of £49,100 (100%)(40%)
5. Heritage around St Cuthbert's Church, two saints and urgent repairs
To explore and celebrate the lives and times of the two saints associated with this church.
Applicant: Dufton Parochial Church Council
Decision: Award grant of £94,800 (84%)
6. The Story of Africans in the UK 2
A multimedia oral history project that will record the stories of 50 UK residents who were born in Africa and have made the UK their home.
Applicant: Citizen Outreach Coalition
7. A renewed Churchyard for Newchurch; volunteers restoring, reclaiming and revitalising common ground
To transform the church yard in to an welcoming place to learn about wildlife, gain skills and safeguard the heritage for the future.
Applicant: PCC of St Nicholas, Newchurch, Rossendale
Decision: Award grant of £38,300 (100%)
8. Rhythms of Europe
An oral history and research project that will explore the Cultural Heritage of Eastern Europe in the UK through a series of art forms.
Applicant: Beat Bazaar Projects Ltd
1. Lest We Forget - Local Memories of World War Two
The project will engage ten local people with disabilities to undertake research into WWII.
Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100%)
2. The Gate - A living History of Shaddongate in Carlisle
Project to explore the local history of the Shaddongate district in Carlisle, Cumbria by gathering oral histories and holding community activities.
Applicant: Effective Communities
Decision: Award grant of £9,500 (99%)
3. Young Musical Heritage on the Marr
This seven month project highlights North Cumbria's little known traditional folk music and dance heritage, engaging pupils from six primary schools.
Applicant: Geltsdale Arts
4. Past to Present - 50 years the transformation
This project will highlight the positive social impact the organisation has had on the town over the last 50 years.
Applicant: WiNSFORD yOUTH & cOMMUNITY fORUM
Decision: Award grant of £8,500 (100%)
5. What joins us is greater than what divides us
The project will produce a touring exhibition to tell the story of Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman Empire.
Applicant: North of England Civic Trust
Decision: Award grant of £6,000 (100%)
6. Liverpool's Wonderful Women of courage, yesterday and today.
The project focuses on influential women from Liverpool’s history.
Applicant: D Street Media
7. Rediscovering Lost Words
Inspired by the removal of natural heritage words from a children's dictionary, the project will engage children in Congleton with their local natural heritage
Applicant: Cheshire Wildlife Trust
Decision: Award grant of £9,800 (100%)
8. Silk Is The Soul will reimagine Macclesfield's Silk Heritage using Digital Technologies
A youth-led project to reimagine Macclesfield's Silk Heritage using digital technology and a creative approach.
Applicant: Cheshire East Council
Decision: Award grant of £25,000 (89%)
1. Initial Boost to Burrs
The project will lay the ground work for long-term plans to achieve a community-led self-managed approach to operation and maintenance of Burrs Country Park, Bury.
Applicant: Friends of Burrs Country Park
Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (80%)
2. Future Proofing Chetham's Library
To become a more robust, agile and sustainable organisation, with new and varied income streams and a greater ability to attract funding.
Applicant: Chethams Library
3. A Stronger Eden Rivers Trust; Saving Eden's Natural Heritage
A project to strengthen the organisation to enable them to operate effectively in a sustainable way.
Applicant: Eden Rivers Trust
4. Achieving long-term sustainability through increased commercial activity and enhanced skills at Elizabeth Gaskell's House
A project to develop the long-term operating viability of the organisation.
Applicant: Manchester Historic Buildings Trust
Decision: Award grant of £78,900 (100%)
2nd Round GPOW
1. St Michael's Kirkby Thore, Repair and Restoration 2
The proposed works will make the Grade II* listed church water tight, protecting the historic fabric and enabling increased community use.
Applicant: St Michael's, Kirkby Thore
Decision: Award grant of £100,800 (56%)
2. Urgent structural repairs to historic Listed Southbank Street Church
Works to improve the condition of the church by addressing water ingress and dry rot damage to the roof, protecting the building structure and preventing loss of the historic fabric.
Applicant: The Community Church in the North West of England
Decision: Award grant of £212,400 (68%)
3. Urgent repairs to a listed place of worship on the "Buildings at risk Register".
The project will halt water ingress and address dry rot problems in the tower and spire with improvements to the rainwater drainage system reducing the risk of future water damage and loss of historic fabric.
Applicant: Christ Church Friezland PCC
Decision: Award grant of £130,500 (71%)
Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF North West on 28 January 2019
1. It’s Our Heritage Too! BME People’s Contribution to the Building of the Great Border City
Document and share through a digital app and roadshow the stories of black and minority ethnic people who, historically, made Carlisle their home, but whose contribution to the city remains hidden from many people's knowledge and consciousness.
Applicant: AWAZ Cumbria CIC
2. Public Engagement with the heritage of RHS Garden Bridgewater – Potting Sheds Gallery
The RHS is developing a new 5th visitor garden at Bridgewater, Salford – restoring a significant heritage asset. We will transform the derelict Potting Sheds located in the working heart of the historic Walled Garden, into a dynamic gallery space to interpret Bridgewater’s varied and fascinating heritage.
Applicant: Royal Horticultural Society
Decision: Award grant of 398,900 (£55%)
3. Restoring Hardknott Forest
Deliver over 700 forestry conservation volunteering days in Cumbria, planting and fencing off native saplings, pulling up or chopping down invasive and non-native seedlings, building and inspecting monitoring plots and remote camera traps, and learning about wildlife and the landscape
Applicant: University of Leeds
4. Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest
A year-long programme of activity to mark the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre in 2019. There will be an exhibition, community activities, workshops and family events.
Applicant: People's History Museum
Decision: Award grant of £46,800 (40%)
5. Jams, Chutneys, Preserves
The project is focused on the heritage of jams, chutneys and preserves across the Burnley and Pendle area. There will be sessions to gather and record oral and written stories, producing a multi-format legacy booklet of jam, chutney and preserve recipes reflecting the heritage of the area and its people
Applicant: Pennine Lancashire Community Farm
6. Keep Our Lion Dance
The project will work with 25 young people of Chinese heritage to explore how festivals are celebrated in the Fujian and Canton provinces of China. Research the meanings and significance of festivals which are specific to each province, the dances associated with them, and the food traditionally served at each festival.
Applicant: Wai Yin Society
7. Opening up to Our Community
Various works to the church including the installation of a meeting room, structural work to the building, lighting and power installation, increase access.
Applicant: PCC St Elizabeth's Church, Aspull
8. Learn to be a Qissah Goh!’ Recording and Performing Kashmiri Folk Tales
The project will use Kashmiri folk tales to promote inter-generational bonding by working with volunteers to collect and record folk tales and proverbs from elderly members of their community. Young people will have the opportunity to learn traditional methods of storytelling through accessing the skills of the Qissah Goh (professional storytellers) in Kashmir.
Applicant: Coventry University
9. Oral History of Fading Maritime Heritage of West Cumbria, Rescued through Music of Disabled Residents
The project will focus on Maritime History of West Cumbria, once a world-leader for industry, trade, and shipbuilding. Oral History - will record 70 People with Disabilities and Dementia who will recall through Music, Heritage of Places, Events, when Maryport, Workington and Whitehaven had thriving 19th/20th Century harbours.
Applicant: Sunbeams Music Trust
10. Heritage and History of the suffragist Selina Cooper and the Independent Labour party, Nelson, Lancashire
The project is centred around the suffragist Selina Cooper who lived and worked for the majority of her life in Nelson, Lancashire and also the former Independent Labour party building which is located in the town. Permanent artwork, lectures, work on the website, research, launch event.
Applicant: Nelson Town Council