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St Leonard's Church in Hastings, East Sussex. Photo courtesy of Hastings Older Women’s Co-Housing Community Land Trust. A New Life for Deconsecrated Churches in England 22 December 2022 England Vogue Cinema in Kilkeel, County Down, Northern Ireland. Photo courtesy of Kilkeel Charitable Trust. New Research into the Potential for Place-based Heritage Regeneration in Northern Ireland 21 December 2022 Northern Ireland Market House in Penzance, Cornwall, England. Photo courtesy of Penzance Regeneration Company. Further Grants Awarded to Help Transform Historic High Streets in England 20 December 2022 England The interior of Bevis Marks Synagogue in London, England. Photo courtesy of Bevis Marks Synagogue Heritage Foundation. Happy Hanukkah! Celebrating the Reuse and Restoration of Historic Synagogues across the UK 19 December 2022 UK External view of the restored Port House in Jedburgh. Photo credit to Jason Baxter Media. A-listed Port House Reopens as a Community Resource Centre 15 December 2022 Scotland Rock Hall in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. Photo courtesy of Banana Enterprise Network. Six Additional AHF-supported Projects Awarded Funding Through the Community Ownership Fund 12 December 2022 UK Renovating New Galloway Town Hall to enable continued community use 21 November 2022 UK More funding available for community-led regeneration projects in villages 20 October 2022 Northern Ireland Village Catalyst Grant awarded to secure community use for Ulster Bank 19 October 2022 Northern Ireland Image: Stephen Anderson, Chair of Valley Heritage, and Kelcey Wilson-Lee, Director of Programmes at the Architectural Heritage Fund, stood in front of the restored former Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank for the official launch of Alliance Bacup. Landmark Building in Bacup Reopens as Co-working Space and Housing for Young Homeless People 17 October 2022 England AHF seeks new trustee to represent Wales | Rydym ni’n chwilio am ymddiriedolwr newydd i gynrychioli Cymru 5 October 2022 Wales Written in the Stars – Grant Award for Astronomical Observatory 29 September 2022 Wales Image: Exterior of West Park Palace in Hull, Yorkshire. Delivering skills training and generating employment growth through heritage regeneration 21 September 2022 England Pugin Studios - a ‘Curiously Creative’ space 30 August 2022 England What’s it like on the frontline of heritage? New UK Heritage Pulse survey is seeking feedback from across the sector 16 August 2022 UK Image: The Leeds Library. A new chapter for historic libraries 9 August 2022 UK Image: Ty'n Llan Community Pub in Llandwrog. Photo courtesy of Menter Ty’n Llan Cyf. Wales Funding Announcement 2022-23 4 August 2022 Wales Introducing the AHF’s new Chair, Ros Kerslake CBE 1 August 2022 UK AHF’s new Head of Investment, Asha Karbhari 28 July 2022 UK Image: Portsoy harbour. Photo courtesy of North East Scotland Preservation Trust. Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! Funding awarded to revitalise historic Scottish harbour buildings 26 July 2022 Scotland Scotland’s Unique Ukrainian Chapel now Wind and Watertight 14 July 2022 Scotland Image: Launch event at Harper Street. Image credit - Jenny Harper. At Home in the Potteries - Harper Street Opens to the Public 6 July 2022 England Former school to be transformed into exciting Activity Centre and hostel in Dalbeattie 1 July 2022 Scotland Photo: Historic Coventry Trust AHF publishes its progress report for the Heritage Development Trust Programme 22 June 2022 England Image: Grays Wharf, the home of GW Arts' current arts centre in Penryn, which is similar to what they wish to create with the restoration of the School Room. Photo courtesy of GW Arts CIC. Grants awarded to transform historic buildings in Cornwall into thriving creative centres 16 June 2022 England Image: The George Community Pub, Wickham Market. Celebrating Beer Day Britain with community-owned pubs – it’s not just about beer here! 15 June 2022 UK Image: Celtronic Festival 2019 at St Columb's Hall in Derry, Northern Ireland. Eight AHF-supported projects awarded funding through the government’s Community Ownership Fund 1 June 2022 UK credit: Jubilee Pool Penzance Ltd AHF - Investment Manager Vacancy 30 May 2022 UK Haverhub CIC - Gig in the former vehicle depot AHF publishes its 2021/22 Impact Report 27 May 2022 UK Image: A group of young people stood in front of Braich Goch Inn and Bunkhouse in Corris, Wales. Photo courtesy of The Anne Matthews Trust. Room at the inn – new grant awarded to help make Braich Goch a ‘home from home’ for young people of refugee and migrant backgrounds 24 May 2022 Wales The AHF is looking for a new Chair! 16 May 2022 UK Village Catalyst features on BBC Home Ground 9 May 2022 Northern Ireland Image: Members of Assemble Studios stood in front of 25 Princelet Street, which they are turning into a shared community space and centre for land and housing justice. Working towards more inclusive social investment - AHF signs the Diversity Forum’s Manifesto 2.0 29 April 2022 UK Image: Opening of the FutureProof Exhibit at Dunoon Burgh Hall. Photo courtesy of Dunoon Burgh Hall Trust. New grants awarded to support a range of exciting community-led heritage regeneration projects across the UK 26 April 2022 UK Image: Front of newly restored Station South. Photo by Jody Hartley for Station South. Get set, cycle! Station South officially reopens as a new destination cycle café and community space 12 April 2022 England The former Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank in Bacup, which ‘played’ the old library in Rocksham on 1 April 2022 A wheelie good decision! New grant awarded to create the UK’s first Wheelie Bin Museum 1 April 2022 UK Image: Members of Gateway Studio in front of the Trinity Centre, Gateshead, courtesy of Gateway Studio. Nurturing creativity - funding awarded to transform historic buildings into new arts and cultural hubs in England 23 March 2022 England From Left to Right: Alex Patterson, HES CEO; Jo Robertson, AHF Scotland Support Officer; Amy Eastwood, HES Head of Grants; and Matthew Mckeague, AHF CEO, at Calton Hill, Edinburgh. Renewed partnership between AHF and Historic Environment Scotland to support community access to early-stage heritage regeneration funding 15 March 2022 Scotland Credit - The Leeds Library Expanding the horizons of The Leeds Library 10 March 2022 England Credit: National Trust images, Hugh Morgan Funding secured for project to help save suffragette’s former home, Dorset Hall 4 March 2022 England Pictured is a prospective gallery at the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration. Photo: Tim Ronalds Architect. Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration draws one step closer to reality with exciting new milestone 28 February 2022 England Grizedale Arts members pictured at their project at the Farmers Arms, Ulverston, Cumbria. Photo: Karen Guthrie Architectural Heritage Fund renews IVAR Flexible Funder Commitments 23 February 2022 UK £4.2m Innovative Village Catalyst programme launched at Caledon Woolstore 18 February 2022 Northern Ireland Credit - Mark Leslie Bannockburn House volunteers win the battle to keep community spirit alive! 14 February 2022 Scotland Credit - Dunoon Burgh Hall Trust Bringing the Burgh Hall back to life 10 February 2022 Scotland Pretty in pink – Charming chapel sparks new hope for Cilycwm community 25 January 2022 Wales Meet our new trustees! 6 January 2022 UK