1. ITV Report

Full list of Midlands groups receiving Heritage Lottery Fund

Stoke-on-Trent Pottery Photo: PA Pictures

The Heritage Lottery Fund is sharing £4.5 million amongst 542 projects across the country.

Nottingham Raleigh, Stoke-on-Trent's potteries and the University of Leicester are among those receiving some money.

The grants range from £3,000 to £10,000 to help community groups, a full list can be seen below.

East Midlands

Derwent Valley Mills Heritage Site Educational Trust

Derwent Valley Mills Volunteer Heritage Guides in the Digital Age


Groundwork Derby & Derbyshire

Our Schools, Our Stories, Our Heritage

£10000Pen Green Centre

The Patchwork Project celebrating Corby's stories


The Children's House Searching for the Consultancy Socia Enterprise Golden Fleece


The Friends of Chain Bridge Forge

Chain Bridge Forge and the Community


Pomegranate Playwriting Group

The Candy Girl


Southwell Community Archaeology Group

Southwell Community ArchaeologyGroup


Gedney Church End St Nicholas Federated Local History Enquiry


Leicester Transport Heritage TrustLondon Road Tram Depot


Friends of Welford Road Cemetery, LeicesterUnlocking Victorian Leicester: a digital tour of Welford Road Cemetery


Leicester & Leicestershire Irish ForumTraveller Tales


Cottesmore History and Archeology GroupThe Living Village


The Stonebridge TrustRemembering Wartime Thoresby


Parish of the Presentation of St Peter's Christ of Highfields


Barrow upon Trent Parish Plan

Barrow upon Trent


West Deeping Heritage GroupThe Boaty story


The Swannington Heritage TrustSwannington - Surrounded By Heritage


Market Rasen Business Improvement GroupMarket Rasen 'All Our Stories' Virtual Tour Guide


Hanby and BarrettThe Raleigh - A Workers' East Midlands History of an Iconic Nottingham Factory


The Bonsall History ProjectBonsall History Trails and Leaflets


Leicester Masaya Link Group Reaching Out The untold story of Leicester's twinning links


Killamarsh Heritage SocietyA HISTORY OF KILLAMARSH


Leicester Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender CentreOut of the Past LGBT History Trail


Brightsparks Arts in Mental Health GroupExploring the lunatic asylums of Leicester and Leicestershire


Northern Star Community ArtsThe People of the Wood


University of LeicesterLeicester Roots.


Titchmarsh History Association

Titchmarsh Jubilee History Project




Wigston Framework Knitters THE PAST COMES TO LIFE


Southwell Care ProjectFlowers, Forests and Folklore


Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison GroupHighways, Byways and Stopping places


Charnwood ArtsChanging Spaces, Trading Places


Friends of Queens Road AllotmentsNot Lost the Plot


Nottingham EqualBME Community Support Stories


Beeley Heritage GroupAll Our Yesterdays


Corby Borough Heritage ForumAll Our Corbies


Leicester Secular SocietyFor Truth's Sake - The History of Leicester Secular Society and its Hall


Diseworth Heritage TrustA Thousand Years of History – Diseworth Parish Church from Mercia to Modern Times.


Lincolnshire Jewish CommunityCelebrating Lincoln Jewish Heritage


Northampton Hebrew CongregationNorthampton Jewish Community 125th Anniversary Heritage Project


People ExpressFamous At Last!


Darley Abbey Historical GroupSt.Matthews to Walter Evans


Homeless Film FestivalFlat


Foresters Friendly Society BrassForesters Brass - The history of a brass band in Leicester.


BU History GroupThe BU History Group


Children's and Parents AllianceRecording Early African Caribbean Experiences in Leicester


Caistor Arts and Heritage CentreCaistories - Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre


West Midlands

Meir Heath Windmill Preservation Group

Behold A Giant The story of a windmill


City of Wolverhampton College Learning



Colton History SocietyAll Our Stories - Oral Memories of Village Life in Colton


Disability Resource Centre

20th Century Disability History


Shropshire Geological Society A Geological Archive for West Midlands


Museum of British Road Transport (Coventry) TrustRootes War Effort - Coventry


Raven Mason TrustCelebrating the History of Mason Ironstone


The Dog Rose TrustClun Valley Voices and Discovering Clun Castle


Wolverhampton Civic and Historical SocietyLooking Up Local


The Haywood SocietyThe Beautiful Gothic Window


Articurate ltd.Voices of The Old Print Works


Close House ProjectsAll Our Stories, Hereford


Herefordshire Archive Service

Paved with Living Colour West Midlands - Herefordshire's decorative tile industry


Friends of Whitchurch (shropshire) Heritage

The story of everyday people in 18th & early 19th century


Outside Centre

Digital Hidden Histories


Woodview Community Association Ltd

On This Ground£9900

EGO Performance Company LtdThe Fortnight£10000

Stoke on Trent City CouncilPeople's Park Tours


The Bog Visitor Centre Volunteer Group

Bog Archives and Reminiscences


Coventry University

The Palka Diaries


Friends of Birmingham Archives and HeritageDigbeth Speaks


Women & TheatreTelling Tales - Tracing a link between the past & the present


Through the Doorway to Healthy LivingCastlefields and Ditheringtom Heritage Walks



We Made Our Town


Our Droitwich


Speaking Out CIC“We Are Not Allowed To Name Them For Legal Reasons”


Tile & Architectural Ceramics



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Here and Now.