Goverment Agency seeks enthusiastic and committed people 22 March 2006 The MLA and MLA North West are now actively seeking applications for the post of chair of the Regional Board from interested and experienced individuals who are also willing to be a National Board member of the MLA.
MLA North West announces Flagship Economic Valuation Project 20 March 2006 MLA North West has worked in partnership with Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council to undertake an innovative economic valuation survey of the museum, library and Archive services the local authority is responsible for. The survey used the Contingent valuation methodology and demonstrated that the services were valued at £10.4 million by the people of Bolton.
Written and presented by Andrew Marr
Five 60 Minute Films for BBC2 Spring 2007
NCA and HLF join forces to support grant applications 16 March 2006 It has been announced that the National Council on Archives (NCA) and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) are collaborating on a training series designed to help UK archives, or other organisations developing archive projects, intending to submit applications to the Heritage Lottery Fund’s ‘Heritage Grants’ programme.
PRISM Fund Oversubscribed 13 February 2006 The demand for grants towards conservation and restoration projects was significantly higher than in recent years meaning that the PRISM Fund for 2005-2006 is now oversubscribed and MLA is unable to accept any further applications until 1 April 2006.
Accessing Funding for 2007 Seminar Heritage Lottery Fund Questionnaire 31 January 2006 The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) wants to encourage community based organisations and heritage institutions to apply for HLF funding for projects focusing on 2007 and its legacy. We are keen to fund projects that will add to our collective understanding of the transatlantic slave trade and its impact on our national heritage.
Launch of Refugee Charter for Manchester 19 January 2006 The Refugee Charter for Manchester has been written by refugees and asylum seekers with the aim of raising awareness of the issues that they face, showing the positive contribution that they make and
opening channels of participation for refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester.