Northern Ireland: delegated decisions March 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Northern Ireland on 25 March 2019.

Resilient Heritage

Portaferry: Sustaining Our Heritage

Project focus on developing organisation readiness to take on strategic heritage regeneration activity in Portaferry Conservation Area.

  • Applicant: Portaferry Regeneration Ltd
  • Decision: Award Grant of £55,500 (92%)

The Reawakening of St Columb’s Hall

Through this partnership project, Walled City Music Trust seek to assess/improve the organisational, strategic and financial planning and future of St Columb’s Hall, Derry.

  • Applicant: Walled City Music Trust
  • Decision: Reject

Ballance House Redevelopment Facilitation and Plan

Through this project the Trust will review all aspects of its governance, facility and activities, to clarify a way forward in training and development.

  • Applicant: Ulster New Zealand Trust
  • Decision: Reject

An Ulster-wide network to preserve, promote and develop our rich maritime heritage

To establish the feasibility of establishing Ulster Maritime Heritage and create an agreed costed, time-lined, development plan.

  • Applicant: Titanic Foundation Limited
  • Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (100%)

First World War: Then and Now

Research into local freemasons during WW1 and local impact in Newry are of WW1

Project aims to carry out research into persons who were members of Newry Masonic Hall when the First World War broke out.

  • Applicant: Newry Masonic House Committee
  • Decision: Award Grant of £9,300 (99%)

First World War Heritage Project

The heritage will focus on memories, stories, photographs and memorabilia that were connected to people who were involved in the First World War from our areas of West Ballymena.

  • Applicant: Bann Maine West Community Cluster
  • Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (96%)

Sharing Heritage

Replacing storm glazing on church windows

To prevent further deterioration of eleven stained glass windows within church, project will focus on replacing existing storm glazing with modern storm glazing.

  • Applicant: Annahilt Parish Church
  • Decision: Reject

Celebrating 175 Years of the Walker Club

The project will celebrate and highlight the 175 year contribution the club and its members have made the culture of the Apprentice Boys of Derry.

  • Applicant: Walker Club
  • Decision: Reject

The King of Ballycastle: using emerging technologies to increase the accessibility of ancient objects

The project will use emerging technologies to share an extraordinary part of Ballycastle’s history, an enigmatic royal figure carved over 2000 years ago which once looked over Ballycastle harbour.

  • Applicant: Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
  • Decision: Award Grant of £6,400 (100%)

The Bishops Trail from a different perspective

The project will explore The Bishops Trail from the perspective of disabled adults and share this information and share this via a photographic exhibition.

  • Applicant: Limavady Daycare
  • Decision: Award Grant of £7,900 (100%)

50th Anniversary Peace Lines, Walls and Interfaces

This project forms part of a larger project for the applicant.  Belfast Exposed aim to deliver a heritage programme that will engage community participants from Dunmurray Interface area that will include 60 young people from different community centres.

  • Applicant: Belfast Exposed Photography
  • Decision: Award Grant of £8,400 (22%)

Young Roots

The research and interpretation of Henry Joy McCracken’s life and contribution to Belfast society

The project, led by young people, will explore and tell the story of Henry Joy McCracken and his sister Mary Anne. 

  • Applicant: Cumann Cultúrtha Mhic Reachtain
  • Decision: Award Grant of £26,300 (100%)

‘Growing Together’

Project aims to lease land in the local area to develop a community allotment project, Men’s Shed project and a community garden.  Project hopes to educate young people on the natural and built heritage of Enagh Loughs.

  • Applicant: Enagh Youth Forum
  • Decision: Reject

Our Heritage

Pomeroy – Its history and heritage

The project group wish to research, compile and publish in both digital and printed form a series of songs and stories unique to Pomeroy.

  • Applicant: Institute of Irish Leadership
  • Decision: Reject

Preserving Dungannon’s Crystal and Glass Making Heritage

Project aims to preserve the heritage of glass making, glass blowing and glass cutting in Dungannon which dates back to 1771.

  • Applicant: Dungannon Crystal Regeneration Group
  • Decision: Reject

Accessing Architecture: disability and Belfast’s built heritage

This project aims to gather the stories and experiences of Belfast’s disabled community by examining and creatively responding to the built heritage of Belfast city’s historical Quarters.

  • Applicant: Arts & Disability Forum
  • Decision: Award Grant of £24,800 (100%)

ARCH – Accessible Resourced Cultural Heritage-hub

Project will preserve and promote the heritage asset that is Carleton Street Orange Hall. Aims to improve interpretive and educational aspects of the building allowing it to tell its own story to new audiences.

  • Applicant: Carleton Street Community Development Association
  • Decision: Reject