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What’s New - Heritage

  1. 5 things to do this valentines day

    8th February 2021

    Roses are red, violets are blue… what can I do with WI-FI and you!

  2. A group of four young British Armed Forces friends in black and white.

    British Armed Forces veterans’ exploits during National Service 60 years ago will be front and centre of an innovative UK-wide new heritage project

    3rd February 2021

    18 former servicemen, including men who served in Egypt, Jordan, Singapore and Iraq, are involved in a National Lottery-funded project called National Service Remembered.

  3. A Lotto to Learn at Home!

    27th January 2021

    Fun, educational resources to enjoy at home, provided by National Lottery funded projects.

  4. £8.75 million National Lottery boost for the Newport Transporter Bridge

    22nd January 2021

    The world's most complete, surviving transporter bridge – the 114-year-old Newport Transporter Bridge in South Wales, is set to become a major tourist attraction thanks to an £8.75 million National Lottery grant.

  5. A woman walking trough Ridley Road wearing a beauitiful african outfit in London, England.

    Celebrating the Life of Ridley Road

    20th January 2021

    National Lottery funded project Future Hackney unveils it's Ridley Road Stories exhibition to rave reviews.

  6. Taylor bells from Foundry Loughborough by ©Alex Wilkinson

    Britain's last remaining bellfoundry saved thanks to National Lottery players

    19th December 2020

    Iconic Loughborough Bellfoundry Taylor's bells are heard every day by millions and thanks to the National Lottery, their bells will keep continue ringing.

  7. Delivery Heroes

    15th December 2020

    Big-hearted members of a Bristol rugby club have had Twickenham rugby stadium named after them for a day after joining together to show extraordinary support for their local community during lockdown.

  8. World famous Stonehenge illuminated in dedication to unsung champions of UK heritage

    2nd December 2020

    TV’s Sir Tony Robinson today unveiled a historic takeover of Stonehenge, with the 5,000-year-old sarsen stones temporarily illuminated with images of ‘unsung heritage champions’ from across the UK.

  9. Still Standing

    1st December 2020

    Even prehistoric monuments built 5,000 years ago couldn’t escape the paralyzing effects of the pandemic.

  10. A Joyful Challenge

    1st December 2020

    Susan Pitter has imaginatively brought to life the stories of the Jamaican community of Leeds for the benefit of everyone associated with the city.

  11. A One Man Band

    1st December 2020

    Set up in 2000, The Penllergare Trust aims to restore and protect an area of 268 acres, five miles outside Swansea, including a large walled garden and an orchid house that was thought to be one of the first in the UK.

  12. From Small Acorns

    1st December 2020

    At the core of Wild Things is the mutually beneficial relationship between nature and communities.