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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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#Thankstoyou – Towns

If you walk into town, you have probably seen the empty and boarded up shops that are becoming an increasingly familiar sight.  But if you are a National Lottery player, you are taking an active part in reversing this economic downturn. The National Lottery Heritage Fund is a pool of money derived from a portion…
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#Thankstoyou – Layers of History

The historic landscape is all around us.  In recognition of that the National Lottery Heritage Fund has invested in a project known as Layers of History which uses heritage to connect with, empower and improve communities. Layers of History is a three-and-a-half-year long project (now in its third year) that is designed to engage members…
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Latest Heritage Lincolnshire Project Takes Shape!

We’re delighted to announce that the first major renovation on our latest project – The Old King’s Head in Kirton near Boston – roof is now complete! As part of this exciting new venture we are currently transforming the former inn, pub, hotel and family home on the corner of King’s Street and London Road…
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Building Preservation Trust Trainee Update

Hello everyone, I have hit the 6 month mark of my Building Preservation Trust traineeship. This is part of the Historic Environment Skills project, subsidised by The Heritage Fund. This is a great opportunity to tell you about all of the exciting things I have been up to! During my 6 months here I have…
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Boston `Do Something New´ Event a Great Success

Working in partnership with Boston Community Volunteer Service (CVS) and St. Botolph´s Church, the Trust´s volunteers organised the opportunity for fifteen different local voluntary organisations to come along and showcase what they do. Among these were the Boston Preservation Trust, two Lincolnshire Walking Festivals and the Bennington Trust (all currently supported by Heritage Lincolnshire), whilst…
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I’m Dreaming of a HODs Christmas

At Heritage Lincolnshire we love December, as it’s filled with twinkling lights, warm drinks and tasty treats. However our work promoting heritage is never done! The increased regularity of Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ on the radio marks the start of the cycle for next year’s Heritage Open Days. Yes we know that the festival isn’t until…
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