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.

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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%)