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Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is holding two events in our area over the coming months.  If you would like to book your place at either of these please have a look at the link below, email y& or telephone 0113 388 8037.


Birds, Bugs and Back Gardens

Yorkshire’s natural heritage goes beyond the dales and moors.  It can also be found in our local parks, fields, and even our own back gardens.

Join HLF staff for an afternoon of discussions and networking to explore the wealth and breadth of natural heritage in York and North Yorkshire.

  • Talk to groups who have delivered successful projects
  • Discover funding opportunities for your project
  • Meet with other organisations interested in natural heritage

WHERE: Marriott Room, York Explore Library and Archive, York, YO1 7DS

DATE: 2 March 2016

TIME: 1pm – 4pm


**This event is also being repeated in Kirkbymoorside on 27 April from 10am – 4pm. To book your place please contact Liz Bassindale at the Howardian Hills AONB on 0845 0349495 or email



Harvesting Machinery Demonstration – Supporting Investment in Forestry Businesses

This FREE event included demonstrations of small to medium sized harvesting machinery.

Three sessions are available on:

  • Thursday 17th March 2016 morning and afternoon; and
  • Friday 18th March 2016: morning

At….Barningham Estate, Richmond, DL11 7DW

For more information including booking details please download the event flyer.



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