Yorkshire and the Humber: delegated decisions January 2019

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF for Yorkshire and the Humber in January 2019.

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF for Yorkshire and the Humber on 8 January 2019.

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All Saints Roof Repair Project Phase 2

A grant of £235,100 (61%) is requested to address urgent repair needs at All Saints Church, Newton on Ouse. A programme of activities will also be delivered.

Applicant: Newton on Ouse PCC

Decision: Award grant of £235,100 (61%)

Schedule of decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF for Yorkshire and the Humber on 21 January 2019.

Sharing Heritage

1. Welcoming the Well Dressing

A grant of £7,200 (88%) is requested to research the tradition of ‘Well Dressing’ and reintroduce the custom to the small Pennine town of Holmfirth.

Applicant: Holme Valley Sharing Memories Group

Decision: Award grant of £7,200 (88%)

2. A better life in Lowedges

A grant of £10,000 (100%) is requested to explore the history and memories of the Lowedges area and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the housing estate.

Applicant: Greenhill and Bradway TARA

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100%)

3. Proud! Telling LGBT+ stories in Sheffield

A grant of £10,000 (81%) is requested for volunteers to co-curate two displays and hold two launch events celebrating the anniversary of Edward Carpenter’s birth.

Applicant: Museums Sheffield

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (81%)

4. Digitisation of Knitting & Crochet Guild Collection highlights and creation of an online resource

A grant of £10,000 (100%) is requested to digitise its collection of historical knitting and crochet artefacts dating from 1900 to present.

Applicant: Knitting & Crochet Guild

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100%)

5. It's our Heritage! Conisbrough and Denaby

A grant of £8,000 (100%) is requested to hold various events and exhibitions celebrating Conisbrough’s history.

Applicant: It's our Heritage

Decision: Award grant of £8,000 (100%)

6. Cod and Communism; Humber Fishermen on the frontline of the Co(l)d War

A grant of £9,800 (100%) is requested to produce a documentary-film exploring history of Hull’s involvement in disputes over fishing grounds with Iceland between 1958 and 1977 and links to the Cold War.

Applicant: Carnegie Heritage Centre

Decision: Award grant of £9,800 (100%)

7. Barnsley Heritage Connects

A grant of £9,900 (100%) is requested to establish a Barnsley Heritage forum and related Barnsley Heritage Festival.

Applicant: Barnsley Museums and Heritage Trust

Decision: Award grant of £9,900 (100%)

8. The Whixley Heritage Project

A grant of £9,600 (27%) is requested to restore two stained glass windows and undertake activities to tell the ‘Whixley Heritage Story’.

Applicant: Whixley with GH PCC

Decision: Reject

9. Sierra Leone traditional food and fabric design heritage project

A grant of £10,000 (95%) is requested for a project which focuses on Sierra Leone traditional food and fabric design.

Applicant: Grassroots enterprise for social inclusion and poverty relief

Decision: Reject

First World War

1.  Stories Behind the Pictures: The Middle East in WW1

A grant of £10,000 (100%) is requested to run workshops and conduct research relating to images of the Middle East
created during the First World War.

Applicant: Iranian Community of Hull (ICOH)

Decision: Reject

2. Raising Awareness of Disabled Children of World War One and also Children's Experiences and Contributions

A grant of £10,000 (100%) is requested to undertake a programme of activities to research the history of the First World War in Sheffield, focusing on the experiences of children and disabled people

Applicant: Early Years Equality

Decision: Reject

Our Heritage

1. Heavy Metal. Moments in history and personal lives and endeavour revealed in 5,000 medals

A grant of £40,000 (68%) is requested to undertake a programme of activities to research the personal stories
associated with a collection of 5,000 medals, redisplay the Victoria Cross (VC) medals and install audio-visual
interpretation.

Applicant: The Green Howards Trust

Decision: Award grant of £40,000 (68%)

2. Heritage on your doorstep, transforming Gledhow Lake for wildlife and people

A grant of £50,000 (65%) is requested to restore Gledhow Lake, increase its biodiversity and ecological health and
increase community use of the lake and surrounding woodland with a programme of activities.

Applicant: Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods

Decision: Award grant of £50,000 (65%)

3. Millington Church Repairs to Stonework; re-engaging the local community with the church

A grant of £26,500 (82%) is requested to undertake repair and conservation works to the stonework of Grade I listed St
Margaret’s Church, Millington and produce an exhibition about the history of the village.

Applicant: Millington Church PCC

Decision: Award grant of £26,500 (82%)

4. Layers of History: sharing the heritage of Ilkley Manor House

A grant of £72,200 (96%) is requested to undertake essential repairs to Ilkley Manor House and appoint a Heritage Learning and Engagement Officer to develop plans to become a self-sufficient community asset.

Applicant: Ilkley Manor House Trust

Decision: Reject

5. Are We There Yet? Women Reflecting on Women

A grant of £51,000 (98%) will enable underrepresented Leeds residents, working with a range of specialist partners,
to research and interpret Leeds suffragettes' contribution to improving women’s rights as well as the heritage of working class Leeds women.

Applicant: Skippko Arts Team

Decision: Award grant of £51,000 (98%)

6. Re-discovering & re-wilding a ‘lost landscape’ Lincolnshire’s the Ancholme Valley

A grant of £56,600 (88%) is requested to research and record changes to the landscape of Ancholme Valley, the cultural changes and biodiversity information.

Applicant: South Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group

Decision: Award grant of £56,600 (88%)

7. Sleeping Beauty at Stillingfleet

A grant of £16,100 (30%) is requested for a project to undertake repair and conservation works to the
organ at St Helen’s Church, Stillingfleet, and produce a self-guiding film for visitors.

Applicant: Friends of St Helen's Church, Stillingfleet

Decision: Reject

Resilient Heritage

1. Doris Storey and the prewar swimming clubs of Leeds

A grant of £4,400 (40%) is requested to undertake a programme of activities focusing on the life of the Leeds swimmer Doris Storey.

Applicant: Turf Love

Decision: Reject

2. Burton Constable Foundation - increase organisational resilience and financial sustainability

A grant of £85,000 (96%) is requested for a project aimed at developing and adopting proposals towards securing a
sustainable future for Burton Constable Foundation and Burton Constable Hall.

Applicant: Burton Constable Foundation

Decision: Award grant of £85,000 (96%)

3. Pennine Heritage Resilient Future

A grant of £39,400 (93%) will enable Pennine Heritage Limited to improve its resilience when facing future challenges.

Applicant: Pennine Heritage Limited

Decision: Award grant of £39,400 (93%)

4. Pontefract Hermitage and Dispensary Asset Transfer

A grant of £40,200 (95%) is requested to commission legal advice in moving towards taking ownership of the Pontefract Hermitage and Dispensary and receive training in fundraising.

Applicant: Pontefract Heritage Partnership Limited

Decision: Reject

5. Futureplan: Graves Gallery & Central Library, Sheffield

A grant of £99,200 (100%) is requested to commission experts to support the first phase of a strategic plan to unlock the potential of Sheffield’s rich cultural heritage by transforming the Graves Gallery and Central Library and the heritage services it delivers.

Applicant: Sheffield Galleries and Museums Trust

Decision: Reject

6. City Region Advisor for Culture and Citizen Experience

A grant of £8,000 (14%) is requested for a project which focuses on leading a partnership approach to catalyse the City Region's approach to culture, heritage and sport.

Applicant: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision: Award grant of £8,000 (14%)

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