Northern Ireland: delegated decisions August 2021

Northern Ireland: delegated decisions August 2021

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of Investment, Northern Ireland on 31 August 2021.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage 

Graveyard Extension 

Applicant: Parish of Aghagallon and Ballinderry 

Project description: Project to extend the existing church graveyard into an adjacent field. 

Decision: Reject 


Wildlife and Wellbeing at Jubilee Farm 

Applicant: Jubilee Community Benefit Society 

Project description: Project over three years based on a community owned farm on the outskirts of Larne. The project will conserve aspects of the natural heritage and provide an activity programme to encourage groups to connect with nature and increase wellbeing.

Decision: Award Grant of £99,969 (100%) 


Royal Ulster Constabulary GC 100th Anniversary 

Applicant: Ballymena RUC Association 

Project description: Project to mark the 100th anniversary of the RUC by building a memorial and hosting a launch event with artefacts. 

Decision: Reject 


Wisdom begins with Wonder: Opening the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium Collection 

Applicant: Armagh Observatory and Planetarium 

Project description: Project to enhance accessibility to Armagh Observatory and Planetarium’s (AOP’s) heritage, including its online archive, unique collection of scientific instruments and its story as the oldest continuously active astronomical observatory in the British Isles. 

Decision: Reject