The “It” is the Barton and Tredworth community heritage website, an outcome of the Hidden Lives project of 2011-12 in which the Archives was a partner. The site was created using a bespoke platform designed by Community Sites, who specialize in assisting local communities to create their own web sites. However the format wasn’t ideal for the wider range of devices that can now access web sites, so Community Sites have just converted it into a WordPress based site.
We’re delighted to announce the Heritage Lottery Fund is giving us £1.1 million towards our “For the Record” partnership project.
This means we can now access extra funding from key partners, trusts and foundations, as well as generous donations from the public. Finding out before the holidays gives us even more reason to celebrate all the project has achieved so far!
The project will improve the way the documented heritage of Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire is gathered, kept and shared.
Development funding of £123,300 has been awarded to help Gloucestershire Archives progress our plans to apply for the full grant next year. Continue reading