Russell Luscombe

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Russell
Luscombe
Devon Wildlife Trust
South West

Funding Officer at Devon Wildlife Trust (started July 2016), reporting to various donors on projects and other work they support, and claiming pledged funds. Previously at the University of Exeter as Trusts & Foundations Manager, generating income for research, capital projects, and scholarships. Before that, worked at the RSPB as Project Fundraising Manager, leading on grants and trusts income generation for projects on nature reserves and other work in South West England. Also had six years at HLF as Grants Officer, assessing applications and monitoring projects across the South West, including a lead on Townscape Heritage Initiative schemes. Personal interest in heritage interpretation of all types, and various aspects of museums activity.

What's going on in our community

  • Yesterday we hosted an engaging live chat about archives , with a host of expert guest who have worked with everything from photos and glass plate negatives, to sound recordings, and even seal blubber stove smoke-stained diaries, maps and letters! It was great to hear about the variety of routes... read more

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    Posted 3 months 1 week ago
  • As part of the HLF South East England Team’s focus on LGBT+ Heritage, we welcome Beth Asbury, the project manager for Out in Oxford , to have a chat with us. The Out In Oxford project, based at the Pitt Rivers Museum, created an LGBT+ Heritage Trail across all of the University of Oxford’s... read more

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    Posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
  • We have compiled a short handout containing top tips for planning and delivering a project focused on, or involving, community archaeology. It covers: The archaeology project life-cycle Types of activities that can be included Rough guide to costs and support needs Important points to consider... read more

    View Christina Jolliffe's profile
    Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
  • HLF recently spoke to Sado Jirde , Director at the Black South West Network (BSWN), about the HLF-supported There IS Black In The Union Jack project (#ThereISBlackInTheUnionJack). Sado, There IS Black In The Union Jack is a film and history project by BSWN which looks at the relationships between... read more

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    Posted 4 months 1 week ago
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