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‘Lincolnshire’s First Dance’ by Jim Snee

Many years ago, as a young man, I sought adventure and archaeology in central India and spent several months helping survey an abandoned medieval city called Vijayanagara. I remember that on one particular day we were describing and photographing a temple. In a frieze around the outside of the temple were numerous ladies dancing with…
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Laabiyah completes traineeship at Heritage Lincolnshire

We are so proud of our Buildings Preservation Trust trainee Laabiyah as she comes to the end of her traineeship and becomes a fully fledged employee of Heritage Lincolnshire. On Tuesday 24th March 2020, Laabiyah officially  finished her traineeship, completed through the Historic Environment Skills programme funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Through the…
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Heritage Lincolnshire Needs your Boston Photos and Memories

Last year we started renovation work on The Old King’s Head in Kirton near Boston, not only converting the former inn, pub and family home into a luxury B&B, café, deli and community space, but also piecing together the immensely rich historical records of the building. We’re now halfway through the renovation process and asking…
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The Old King’s Head Regeneration Reaches New Milestone

Excitement is starting to build amongst our team and the local community in Kirton near Boston as renovation work on our project at The Old King’s Head has now passed the halfway point! Transforming the 16th century former inn, pub, hotel and family home into a luxury B&B, café, deli and community space is well…
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2019’s Annual Report

Our Annual Report for 2019 is now available for you to download Hear from our new CEO, Greg Pickup as he was welcomed to the Trust at the end of 2019 and we look over our key areas of work that we completed throughout the year.   [pdf-embedder url="https://www.heritagelincolnshire.org/wp-content/uploads/HTL-APS-Annual-Report-2019.pdf" title="HTL & APS Annual Report 2019"]
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Heritage Lincolnshire Thanks Lottery Players for Vital Funding

23rd November 2019 This week is a big milestone for The National Lottery as they’re celebrating their 25th anniversary and have launched their Thanks to You campaign to mark the occasion! At Heritage Lincolnshire we are one of many UK community organisations that gain crucial funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Money from this…
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The Roof is back on!

We have received some great photos from our official photographer for the Old King's Head project following a site visit late last week and we are delighted to let you know that the roof has now been fully repaired. We’ve been able to reuse much of the historic pantiles and replaced inappropriate cement repairs with…
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#Thankstoyou – Landscape Partnerships

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is a pool of money derived from a portion of your lottery ticket.  It funnels this money into projects which use heritage to connect with, empower and improve communities.  One of these projects is known as the Landscape Partnerships. A Landscape Partnership is a project that specifically focuses on the…
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#Thankstoyou – Volunteers

In additional to helping landscape and townscapes, money from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, funded through every National Lottery ticket you buy, is also channelled directly into volunteer groups. Anyone can apply for funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and it is a key source for many smaller volunteer groups to complete large, impactful…
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