Wales: delegated decisions March 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF Wales on 15 March 2019.

Sharing Heritage

Sharing a knitted history of Cardigan

The 6 month project to repair and add to the 2.5m knitted Aberteifi Cardigan which was created in 2010.

  • Applicant: Aberteifi 2010
  • Decision: Reject

Elizabeth Morgan Exhibition. 18th century Anglesey gardener

An 8 month project to explore the life of Elizabeth Morgan, a Welsh garden creator of the 18th Century.

  • Applicant: Welsh Historic Gardens Trust
  • Decision: Reject

Stories from the Archives: collection inspired storytelling sessions for Conwy schools

Building on a pilot project, developing storytelling sessions based on our archive collections.

  • Applicant: Conwy Archive Service
  • Decision: Reject

Remembering the Gresford Colliery disaster

Over 9 months, volunteers will gather oral histories to identify/record stories of those associated with the Gresford Colliery disaster

  • Applicant: North Wales Miners Association Trust (NWMAT) Ltd
  • Decision: Award Grant of £5,400 (90%)

Our Heritage

The renovation of the two star listed Welsh language Penuel Baptist church Rhymney.

This project addresses urgent repairs to the roof and rainwater goods.

  • Applicant: Penuel Baptist church
  • Decision: Reject

The Ebbw Vale Historic Audio Trails

An 11 month project to celebrate Ebbw Vale's local heritage by developing a series of 4 audio trails.

  • Applicant: Made in Tredegar
  • Decision: Reject

Our Heritage and Traditions, Our Memories, Our School Days, Classroom and Playground, Present and Past

A 'Back to School' programme involving games, songs and sharing memories of school.

  • Applicant: Golden-Oldies
  • Decision: Award Grant of £38,000 (83%)

Accessing Llandre's Heritage

Over 12 months this project proposes repairs to the current access path to the church of St Michael's and the poetry path in the woodland above.

  • Applicant: Treftadaeth Llandre Heritage
  • Decision: Reject

Creation of a Heritage Mural Trail

A project to create a new mural to accompany already existing murals in the town of Pontypool and link them with interpretation work to create a trail.

  • Applicant: Artregen
  • Decision: Reject

RCT's Sporting Heroes: celebrating sporting heritage in community changing rooms

A project to place sporting heritage interpretation into each of the 64 changing rooms provided by the Council for their communities throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf.

  • Applicant: Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC Heritage Service
  • Decision: Award Grant of £48,600 (89%)

Breathing new life into the place of the fiery meteor

A 20 month project to address the need for urgent repairs to St Michaels Church

  • Applicant: Llanfihangel ystern-Llewern PCC
  • Decision: Award Grant of £82,000 (43%)

St Cadmarch's Church Centenary Restoration Project

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of St Cadmarch's church and the centenary of the end of the FWW, this project focuses on the repair of the historic Pipe Organ

  • Applicant: St Cadmarch's church
  • Decision: Reject

River People - the story of the Wye, Monmouth to Chepstow

An 18 month oral history project to tell the living stories of people connected to the River Wye.

  • Applicant: Monmouth Field History Society
  • Decision: Reject

Following the Industrial Heritage of Pontardawe

Creating a number of heritage exhibitions to showcase the industrial heritage of Pontardawe and refurbish restroom facilities at the Heritage Centre. 

  • Applicant: Pontardawe Heritage & Visitor Centre
  • Decision: Reject

Butterfly Guardians for Wales

A 2 and a half year project to increase the presence and capacity of Butterfly Conservation in North Wales.

  • Applicant: Butterfly Conservation
  • Decision: Reject

Salt of the Sarkar: Indian Army on Western Front 1914

A 9 month programme of activities addressing the heritage of Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi Soldiers on the Western Front during the WW1.

  • Applicant: Insole Court Trust Ymddiredolaeth Cwrt Insole
  • Decision: Reject

Sain 50

A 7 month project to celebrate Sain 50th anniversary by working with volunteers to explore and share its vast musical and visual archive relating to music from Wales.

  • Applicant: Sain (Recordiau) Cyf
  • Decision: Reject

Young Roots

Dejavu in the Vale - Young People unearthing their Heritage

A group of up to 25 Young People with learning disabilities will investigate the history of Barry over 2 years to share with their local community and the whole of Wales

  • Applicant: Vale People First
  • Decision: Award Grant of £45,600 (96%)

Exploring, Investigating and Preserving the Photographic Archive of Blaenau Gwent

Young people from Blaenau Gwent propose a 12 month project to explore and showcase Industrial Heritage of the area through photographs.

  • Applicant: Cymru Creations
  • Decision: Reject

First World War: Then and Now

Bringing Stories to Life

Bringing attention to the disability and blindness caused by The War.  The project will bring the archives to life through dramatic works such as poetry, performance and theatre.

  • Applicant: Blind Veterans UK
  • Decision: Award Grant of £7,900 (72%)

Memories and songs at the Queens Hall

A 1 month project to engage primary school children and older people in a series of workshops and a tea dance to commemorate the First and Second World Wars.

  • Applicant: The Queens Hall
  • Decision: Reject

Discovering Lives, the volunteer nurses at Gwy House Red Cross Hospital Chepstow and their patients

The project aims to uncover the stories of the women who acted as Volunteers at the Gwy Red Cross Hospital during FWW.

  • Applicant: Monmouthshire County Council
  • Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (91%)

'Conchies' ... (Conscientious Objectors - 'Then and Now') ... a historical perspective 100 years on.

Highlighting the stories of Conscientious Objectors and those branded 'Deserters' within the period of the FWW

  • Applicant: Film Focus Wales
  • Decision: Award Grant of £5,900 (100%)

'Women in Flintshire during World War One: Breaking down barriers

An investigative project looking at the history of the Queensferry Munitions site; particularly with regards to the roles of women.

  • Applicant: Aura:Leisure & Libraries Wales Ltd
  • Decision: Award Grant of £8,400 (93%)

Resilient Heritage

Tenby Museum to meet the needs of community, town and tourists

Funding to commission an Options Appraisal in order to inform decisions about the service over coming years.

  • Applicant: Tenby Museum and Art Gallery
  • Decision: Reject

Grants for Places of Worship

Shirenewton Church 800 Project

Urgent repairs including: rising damp and water ingress in several areas, external repointing of stonework and repairs to rainwater goods and windows.

  • Applicant: Shirenewton Charity Committee
  • Decision: Award Grant of £78,700 (54%)

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Deputy Director of Operations on 15 March 2019

Milford Haven Heritage & Maritime Museum: Fit for the Future

Over two years, Milford Haven Heritage & Maritime Museum will undertake activities to better position themselves for the future, with a view to expanding into the full occupancy of the Customs House Building.

  • Applicant: Milford Haven Heritage & Maritime Museum
  • Decision: Reject