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Sep 09, 2013   Heritage Lincolnshire receives commendation for 116 High Street, Boston
    A certificate of commendation from the English Heritage Angel Awards will take pride of place at Heritage Lincolnshire's offices, celebrating the Trust's success in saving 116 High Street, Boston.
Jul 19, 2011   Keep up to date with progress at 116 High Street!
    The builders are in, and work is progressing well at Heritage Lincolnshire's biggest building preservation project to date. We have created a blog so that you can keep up to date over the next 12 months.
Jun 30, 2011   ERDF grant provides final funding needed to save 116 High Street
    Heritage Lincolnshire has received confirmation of a grant of over 400,000 from the European Regional Development Fund. This means that the full scheme of work can go ahead and this Grade II* listed building will be saved for future generations to enjoy.
Jun 17, 2011   Work gets underway at Hussey Tower, Boston
    Repairs at Hussey Tower, a scheduled ancient monument and Grade II* listed building, have begun following a long campaign by Heritage Lincolnshire to save one of Boston's nationally important historic monuments. Funding has been confirmed by WREN, the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Wash Fens Partnership, Boston Borough Council and Lincolnshire County Council.
Mar 02, 2011   English Heritage Commissioners visit 116 High Street, Boston
    Heritage Lincolnshire was delighted to welcome the commissioners of English Heritage to our project at 116 High Street in Boston recently. Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of the organisation accompanied the commissioners, who are appointed by the Government to establish the overall direction of English Heritage.
Sep 12, 2010   The new scheme at 116 High Street receives approval from Boston Borough Council
    Planning permission and listed building consent on the proposed scheme at 116 High Street has been confirmed, allowing the preparation to go ahead for a start on site in 2011.
Apr 15, 2010   Urgent repairs begin at 116 High Street, Boston
    Heritage Lincolnshire is now the proud owner of 116 High Street, Boston and have wasted no time in undertaking urgent repairs that will halt the decay to the building and prevent collapse.
Jan 01, 2010   A great start to the year for Heritage Lincolnshire!
    Heritage Lincolnshire is celebrating after the Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed a grant of 304,300 for the Lincolnshire Heritage at Risk Project.
Nov 10, 2009   English Heritage makes a commitment to the repair of 116 High Street
    Heritage Lincolnshire is delighted to announce the offer of a grant from English Heritage of 847,000 towards the repair of 116 High Street.
Jul 30, 2009   The Heritage Lottery Fund pledges 664,112 towards the repair of 116 High Street, Boston
    Heritage Lincolnshire are very pleased to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed their support for the repair and regeneration of this historic building. The Trust is grateful for the support received from the committee and are now fundraising for the match funding needed to complete the project.
Jun 05, 2008   Heritage Lincolnshire receives CPRE award for Building Conservation Project
    The Lincolnshire branch of the Campaign the Protect Rural England has recently presented Heritage Lincolnshire with an award in recognition of their achievement in the conservation and repair of 7-13 Bridge Street in Horncastle.
May 20, 2008   Heritage Lincolnshire investigates a new BPT project
    116 High Street, Boston is a Grade II* listed Georgian townhouse. This historic building is in desperate need of repair to prevent further dereliction and potential collapse. Heritage Lincolnshire has been approached by English Heritage and Boston Borough Council to help to develop a project to save this important building.
Mar 28, 2007   Bridge Street project awarded commendation in Civic Trust Awards 2007
    Heritage Lincolnshire has received a commendation on the achievement of the restoration of 7-13 Bridge Street, Horncastle.
Jan 18, 2007   7-13 Bridge Street, Horncastle sold to local charity
    Heritage Lincolnshire has recently sold the historic properties at 7-13 Bridge Street to the Lincolnshire Community Foundation, a local charity currently based in Sleaford.
Jun 12, 2006   Heritage Lincolnshire commended for their work in Building Conservation
    The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has awarded the Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire a commendation for the repair and conversion of 7-13 Bridge Street, Horncastle.
Mar 09, 2006   Open Day at 7-13 Bridge Street, Horncastle
    Join the team to celebrate the completion of the project on Saturday 18th March. The project has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the European Development Fund, and the Trust has received support from East Lindsey District Council and the Architectural Heritage Fund.
Jan 20, 2005   Work begins on repair and conversion project at Bridge Street, Horncastle
    On 17th January 2005, contractors began a year long project to repair and convert numbers 7-13 Bridge Street, Horncastle. This work is being made possible due to a 667,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a 138,000 grant from the European Regional Development Fund.
Jul 17, 2004   What's happening at Bridge Street?
    Paula Judson, Senior Historic Buildings Manager at Heritage Lincolnshire, gives an update on the project to restore tumbledown buildings at 7 13 Bridge Street, Horncastle.
Apr 13, 2004   Bridge Street facelift set to go ahead
    An important but run-down part of Horncastle's townscape heritage is set for a major boost, thanks to a grant of 667,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Jan 17, 2004   St. John's Workhouse in Boston - RICS shortlists Lincolnshire Heritage Project
    Local charity, the Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire, has been short-listed by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the restoration of St John's Workhouse in Boston.
Nov 06, 2003   Little Steeping Mud and Stud cottage - hideaway cottage a runaway success
    Heritage Lincolnshire's venture into the holiday business has proved to be a great success. Mill Hill Cottage is a picture book thatched retreat tucked away in the village of Little Steeping.
Apr 10, 2002   The opening of Mill Hill Cottage, Little Steeping
    Beautifully restored Mud and Stud cottage has been sensitively converted by the Trust into self-catering holiday accommodation.


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