Scotland: delegate decisions October 2021

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to the Director for Scotland at The National Lottery Heritage Fund on 26 October 2021

Colinton Village Community Heritage Hub

Applicant: Colinton Village Enterprise

Description: Provide new community, events and workshop space through the creation of a community heritage hub in the former coach house of Spylaw House in Colinton, Edinburgh.

Decision: Reject

Paisley High Street 1900

Applicant: digital heritage

Description: This twelve month project will result in an animation which immerses viewers into the historic past of Paisley High Street, taking them from 2021 to 1900.

Decision: Reject

Scottish Storytelling in Nature

Applicant: Community Foundation For Planetary Healing

Description: This 2 year project will engage people in Scottish cultural heritage and environment through the delivery of a storytelling and nature connection training programme. Held in the organisation's woodland hut in their community woodland in Balerno.

Decision: Reject

Lee Jeans Sit-in

Applicant: RIG Arts Ltd.

Description: To use filmed interviews to record the memories of those involved in and affected by the Lee Jeans Sit-In 1981.

Decision: Award grant of £28,030 (100%)

Three Decades of Changing Minds

Applicant: Glasgow Women's Library

Description: Provide the opportunity for Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) to explore and share their own 30 year heritage.

Decision: Award grant of £198,227 (100%)

Refurbishment & Repairs Church Heritage Building RCCG KOG EDINBURGH

Applicant: The Redeemed Christian Church Of God - King Of Glory Edinburgh

Description: Deliver repairs to the C-listed St Christopher’s Church, now King of Glory Edinburgh Parish Church, in Craigentinny, Edinburgh.

Decision: Reject

Heritage, culture and community: inspiring a new vision for the Vale of Leven

Applicant: West Dunbartonshire Council

Description: To launch the new Vale of Leven heritage facility in Alexandria through the delivery of a programme of activities exploring a varied range of heritage. Intended to engage a wide range of people and provide enhanced opportunities in an area of deprivation.

Decision: Award grant of £17,841 (82%)

Cuairt Mgr Ailean - Fr.Allans's Walk

Applicant: Comann Eachdraidh Eirisgeidh

Description: This 4 month project will create a walk around the island of Eriskay, in the Outer Hebrides, to celebrate Fr. Allan MacDonald. A priest, poet, folklore collector and advocate of the Gaelic language and Highland and Islands communities, who died on the Island in 1905. Decision: Reject

Guthan na Tìre (Voices of the Land)

Applicant: Ionad Thròndairnis

Description : To provide opportunities for local people to learn about and share the heritage of the Trotternish area.

Decision: Reject

Fae Raploch To Elland Road: Remembering Billy Bremner

Applicant: University Of Stirling

Description: This six month project aims to research, curate and connect a range of intergenerational and community heritage initiatives focused on remembering Billy Bremner’s contribution to football and to his community.

Decision: Award grant of £9,991 (100%)

Dunollie GLAD

Applicant: The MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust

Description: Dunollie GLAD (Garden Links and Digital) will make improvements to the grounds of Dunollie Museum and Castle to improve the visitor experience.

Decision: Award grant of £114,854 (95%)

Craigmillar Makes History

Applicant: Craigmillar Now

Decision: To archive and make publicly available three collections relating to the history of Craigmillar. The archive will be stored in the 19th Century church building in Newcraighall where Craigmillar Now are based.

Decision: Award grant of £96,221 (79%)

The Art of the Miners Story

Applicant: Valleyfield Community Club

Description: This five week project aims to create a Miners Mural which preserve the heritage of the Miners of Valleyfield, Fife. The mural will create a story which features real people who contributed to the creation of the village and the families who still remain there. 

Decision: Reject

Our Leanchoil

Applicant: Leanchoil Trust

Description: This nine month project aims to create and collect photographs, memories, and oral histories of Leanchoil Hospital, in Forres, in the north of Scotland. The heritage assets gathered will be shared in a permanent digital exhibition

Decision: Award grant of £9,750 (45%)