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  • How National Lottery funding has helped National Railway Museum bring the past to life.
  • Jude Woods, the project coordinator for Queer Stories reveals why heritage matters.
  • Biodiversity is an important part of our heritage which HLF is committed to protecting. Despite hedgehogs being a treasured species, their sights and sounds...
  • Committee member for Yorkshire and the Humber, John Williams, reveals why he's proud to be part of the HLF team.
  • Roseanna Burton, Community Project Officer on Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership (DVLP), explains how biodiversity recording projects helped inspire and educate people about the valley.
  • A century on from the Battle of the Somme, Dan Jarvis MP looks back at the conflict which changed Britain forever.
  • Harriet Carty, Caring for God’s Acre National Project Manager, helps us to think differently about burial grounds as great spaces for nature.
  • Many projects are reliant on volunteers but it can be tricky, with increasing demands on people’s time, to recruit and retain this essential workforce...
  • During our Yorkshire’s Back Garden initiative groups have asked whether there are benefits to phasing a project. Here, Peter Turner from the Friends of...
  • It is 100 years since First World War conscription began. Record Assistant Ruth Rising reveals a project opening up records which have remained untouched...

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