South West: delegated decisions January 2019

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF for the South West in January 2019.

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF for the South West on 9 January 2019.

Our Heritage

1. Zennor Bells Restoration Project

Zennor Parochial Church Council has applied for a grant of £27,400 (42%) towards a project to restore the church bells and bell frame of this Grade I listed church and deliver a programme of bell ringing taster sessions and workshops, guided tours, an oral history project and a new webpage.

Applicant: Zennor Parochial Church Council

Decision: Award Grant of £27,400 (42%)

2. Gillingham Royal Forest – a living landscape

Dorset Wildlife Trust has applied for a grant of £61,900 (64%) towards a 3 year project to help conserve and improve access to Gillingham Royal Forest through a programme of new interpretation, volunteer and community training and work parties, rural skills workshops, events and outreach.

Applicant: Dorset Wildlife Trust

Decision: Award Grant of £61,900 (64%)

3. Clarendon Palace Revealed

The Friends of Clarendon Palace have applied for a grant of £48,300 (98%) towards a 14 month project to undertake archaeological research on the medieval royal palace of Clarendon and promote its significance to the local community through a series of archaeological surveys, excavations, community walks, open days, an exhibition, conference and medieval fayre.

Applicant: Friends of Clarendon Palace

Decision: Award Grant of £48,300 (98%)

4. St Hilary Parish Church Bell Restoration

St Hilary Parish Church has applied for a grant of £51,400 (68%) towards a project to undertake urgent repair work to the bell tower and bells of this Grade I listed church together with a programme of school engagement.

Applicant: St Hilary Parish Church

Decision: Reject

5. The Rock Pool Project

People Power Science CIC has applied for a grant of £61,400 (97%) towards a one year project to engage schools and community groups in learning about the Cornish rocky shore environment through a series of visits, rock pool events, survey events, student placements and development of a website and biodiversity map.

Applicant: People Power Science CIC

Decision: Reject

6. Refresh displays and presentation and improve access to and understanding of collections

The Guild of Handicraft Trust has applied for a grant of £65,000 (41%) towards a 13 month project to re-display their collection with a focus on the stories of the original Guild and local craftspeople. They will also deliver an improved digital offer as well as a programme of activity with schools and older people.

Applicant: The Guild of Handicraft Trust

Decision: Award Grant of £65,000 (41%)

7. Marvellous Mud Snails Cornwall

Buglife has applied for a grant of £35,700 (56%) towards a 2 year project to engage schools and community groups in Cornwall with the conservation of the Pond mud snail through a programme of training, survey and habitat creation work and a schools learning programme.

Applicant: Buglife – the Invertebrate Conservation Trust

Decision: Reject

Sharing Heritage

1. New Audiences for Heritage Sites in Under-served regions of Somerset

Bristol Intiative Charitable Trust has applied for a grant of £10,000 (71%) towards a 5 month project to engage Primary school children from North Somerset with the engineering and technological heritage associated with Clevedon Pier, Weston Museum and Chard Museum.

Applicant: Bristol Initiative Charitable Trust

Decision: Reject

2. Peter Orlando Hurchinson: redefining East Devon

The Thelma Hubert Gallery has applied for a grant of £9,400 (41%) towards a project to engage the public with the heritage of 19th century antiquarian Peter Orlando Hutchinson and the local historical landscapes through a series of art based workshops and visits with local schools, creating an exhibition.

Applicant: Thelma Hubert Gallery

Decision: Award Grant of £9,400 (41%)

3. That Bloody Woman and others: Liskeard’s Trail of Women Making History

Liskeard Town Council has applied for a grant of £10,000 (76%) towards a project to explore the life of Emily Hobhouse and other women central to Liskeard businesses during the 19th and early 20th centuries through a town trail, exhibition and mural.

Applicant: Liskeard Town Council

Decision: Reject

4. 2019: Celebrating 80 years of Citizens Advice in Weston-super-Mare

Citizens Advice North Somerset has applied for a grant of £4,400 (100%) towards a project to celebrate 8- years of Citizens Advice, in partnership with Weston Museum, through volunteer training, learning opportunities and the creation on new interpretation.

Applicant: Citizens Advice North Somerset

Decision: Award Grant of £4,400 (100%)

First World War

1. 1918 - The Untold Stories of the Great War

SSAFA Devon has applied for a grant of £10,000 (100%) towards a 9 month project to share untold stories of the Great War through a musical performance piece, schools pack and CDs.

Applicant: SSAFA Devon

Decision: Reject

2. Memorial Avenue, Beer, Devon

The Beer 2014 Group has applied for a grant of £9,800 (70%) towards the planting of an avenue of trees as a memorial to all those who served during the First World War from the village of Beer, with associated interpretation, schools engagement and an exhibition.

Applicant: The Beer 2014 Group

Decision: Award Grant of £9,800 (70%)

3. Appeal of Bells

DIVAcontemporary has applied for a grant of £9,800 (83%) towards a 3 month project to engage young people with learning about the stories of Dorset bell ringers who died during the First World War and the history of bellringing.

Applicant: DIVAcontemporary

Decision: Reject

Resilient Heritage

1. Soldiers of Gloucester Museum: Securing our Future

The Soldiers of Gloucester Museum has applied for a resilient heritage grant of £38,200 (90%) towards undertaking a revised activity plan, business plan, fundraising strategy and feasibility study for future developments.

Applicant: Soldiers of Gloucester Museum

Decision: Award Grant of £38,200 (90%)