Wales: delegated decisions January 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF Wales on 29 January 2019

Sharing Heritage

1. Communities of Life Stories

A 6 month project focusing on testimonies of older people within Conwy to digitise life stories which will be available through a Book of You App.

Applicant: Book of You CIC

Decision: Reject

2. Being young

Providing an opportunity for young people to experience what it was like to be a young person throughout different periods of history (1918 – 1999)

Applicant: Rhyl Youth Group

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (76%)

3. From Amazons to Activism via Anglesey: LGBT History Month 2019

Pride Cymru propose a 3 month project to host Welsh History Month at the Senedd in February.

Applicant: Cardiff Wales Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Mardi Gras

Decision: Reject

4. The Heritage of Bryn

This project will gather memories and memorabilia from the community and share through the current village website and a pop-up exhibition over 12 months.

Applicant: BRAG (Bryn Residents Action Group)

Decision: Award grant of £3,700 (99%)

5. Revealing Buckley's heritage

The project aims to celebrate, share and promote the rich cultural and industrial history of the Flintshire town of Buckley and surrounding district

Applicant: The Buckley Society

Decision: Award grant of £9,000 (78%)

6. Hook Village.....A Fascinating Tale

Research project to explore the Agricultural history, WW2 in the village and it's Places of Worship. With memorabilia collected to make up an exhibition.

Applicant: Hook History Society

Decision: Reject

7. Travels in Slate

School children will visit heritage sites to learn about slate mining in Wales. Whilst developing a performance to share the journey of slate around the world.

Applicant: Learning Links International CIC

Decision: Reject

8. The Missess Isambard Owen: FRom San Francisco to Stalag a Family's Story, a Nation's Heritage

A 22 month project, that aims to make the heritage of the Misses Isambard Owen family available and accessible to the general public.

Applicant: Shoestring

Decision: Reject

9. Bydd Melys Lanio/Twill Be Sweet: a community performance commemorating the voyage of the Albion

A 4 month project to celebrate the voyage of the Albion. Involving a community performance and digital outputs to secure project legacy

Applicant:  Cymdeithas Aberteifi Society

Decision: Reject

Our Heritage

1. Cardiff and the Second World War Across Generations

Based on the impact of WW2 and focusing mostly on the areas of Roath and Penylan, young people will explore this period of localised history, researching the impacts it had on local residents and the city of Cardiff.

Applicant: Marlborough Primary School

Decision: Reject

2. Restoration of the Morgan Chapel at St Michael & All Angels Church, Lower Machen

This project focuses on the repair of several monuments and fixings within the Morgan Chapel at the church of St Michael & All Angels Church, Lower Machen.

Applicant: St Michael & All Angels Church, Lower Machen

Decision: Reject

3. Welsh Plains / Brethyn Cymreig

This project brings together community research volunteers from Mid and North Wales who are interested in the history of spinning and weaving, to explore and tell the history of the production of a woollen fabric called ‘Welsh Plains’ between 1650 and 1850.

Applicant: Learning Links International CIC

Decision: Award grant of £17,000 (94%)

4. Darparu gwybodaeth ar blaciau llechen am dreftadaeth Caernarfon ar gyfer trigolion ac ymwelwyr.

A 15 month project to develop a heritage trail throughout the royal town of Caernarfon.

Applicant: Cymdeithas Ddinesig CAERNARFON Civic Society

Decision: Reject

5. gwaith atgyweirio a diogelu nenfwd capel M.C.Llithfaen

Hafod Ceiri proposes a phased scheme to repair and convert the Grade 2* Chapel in Llithfaen. This application relates to phase one, a 6 month project, to repair and make safe essential parts of the main chapel building.

Applicant: Hafod Ceiri

Decision: Award grant of £47,400 (46%)

6. Bagillt Foreshore - Past and Present

This natural heritage based bid from Flintshire County Council seeks funding to enhance and improve the priority sector of the Bagillt Foreshore, whilst also running a programme of activities to engage the community with the site.

Applicant: Flintshire County Council

Decision: Reject

7. Discovering Welsh Medieval Archaeology

An 18 month Archaeological excavation at Cosmeston medieval village with installation of public walkways and development of new on-site multi-media interpretation

Applicant: Vale of Glamorgan Council

Decision: Reject

8. Urgent Repair Work to St Cyndeyrn's Church, Llangyndeyrn

Addressing urgent repairs to the church's roof and rainwater goods

Applicant: St Cyndeyrn's Parish Church

Decision: Reject

9. Landscapes of Faith

This project will identify and record 'faith heritage' across 12 areas of significance, digitalise them and compile them into an interactive bilingual website.

Applicant: Diocese of Llandaff

Decision: Reject

10. Windrush Cymru - Our Voices, Our Stories, Our History

An 18 month partnership project to record the experiences of the Windrush Generation who came to settle in Wales.

Applicant: Race Council Cymru

Decision: Award grant of £72,200 (94%)

11. Hanes Cudd y Mawn – camu’n ôl i’n gorffennol i ddarganfod cyfrinachau corsydd Eryri

This eighteen month project focuses on the period following the ice age through the vegetation of the peatlands of Snowdonia National Park.

Applicant: Awdurdod Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri / Snowdonia National Park Authority

Decision: Reject

12. Tower Restoration Project

The project aims to secure and strengthen the Church Tower.

Applicant: St Tathan Church, St Athan, Barry

Decision: Reject

13. Llanfair Cross heritage apiary and meadow

This project plans to restore a wildflower meadow with traditional hedging and native orchard trees, Install bee colonies and deliver a School Education programme.

Applicant: Gwent Beekeepers CIO

Decision: Reject

14. Repairs, Education and Training at The Master's House, Llanfyllin Workhouse

Repairs and restoration works to the Master's House at Y Dolydd, as well as a programme of education and training.

Applicant: Llanfyllin Dolydd Building Preservation Trust

Decision: Award grant of £31,000 (34%)

Resilient Heritage

1. Future proofing our dam and woods

Applicant wishes to undertake structural inspection of the dam and reservoir, removal of shrubs and trees and create a Heritage Site Management Plan

Applicant: Coetir Mynydd

Decision: Award grant of £5,800 (100%)

Grants for Places of Worship

1. Merthyr Tydfil, St Mary's RC Church Urgent High Level Structural Buttressed Finial Repair Phase Two

Urgent repairs including: rebuilding coping stones of six buttressed finials and back gutter, removal and replacement of timber rot from primary and secondary structures, removal of and making good the lead lining from the gable end limestone copings.

Applicant: Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Merthyr Tydfil

Decision: Award grant of £75,000 (24%)