Category: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Developer hits deadline for historic Belper Mills flats scheme; Ben Cooper; Derby Telegraph

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A decision could be made as early as next month…

Source: Developer hits deadline for historic Belper Mills flats scheme

Flowers bloom and trees blossom in the spring sunshine on Palace Green in Durham; Craig Connor; Chronicle Live

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Seven top historic hotspots in Scotland to visit this summer; Erin McDermott; Greenock Telegraph

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From haunting battlefields and mystic standing stones to sacred abbeys and millennia-old trees – Scotland has more than its fair share of historic wonders, so why not make your trip a voyage back in time?

Source: Seven top historic hotspots in Scotland to visit this summer

‘There’s no better place to be in isolation’; Niall McCracken; BBC

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As lockdown restrictions began to ease, a conservationist from NI moved to a remote UK island.

Source: ‘There’s no better place to be in isolation’

When Bath’s museums will reopen after coronavirus pandemic; EMily Withers; Somerset Live

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Bath Preservation Trust have announced dates for the reopening of its four destinations…

Source: When Bath’s museums will reopen after coronavirus pandemic

Amazing days in Durham…worth the wait; The Northern Echo

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If you’ve been missing fun filled days out, Durham is a county packed with incredible experiences.

Source: Amazing days in Durham…worth the wait

After nearly five years under wraps, is Big Ben ready to chime again?; Sky News

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Six monarchs and 41 prime ministers have come and gone since Big Ben first struck its now familiar sound across Westminster.

Source: After nearly five years under wraps, is Big Ben ready to chime again?

This could be the perfect base to explore the stunning scenery and heritage Lanarkshire has to offer; The Scotsman

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Lanarkshire offers heritage, stunning scenery – and the family-run Kingdom Park Homes…

Source: This could be the perfect base to explore the stunning scenery and heritage Lanarkshire has to offer

Sustainable development planning at Cornish Mining World Heritage Site hailed as ‘world-leading’ by UNESCO; Museums + Heritage Advisor

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Plans from the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site have been labelled ‘world-leading’ by UNESCO in their approach to sustainable development…

Source: Sustainable development planning at Cornish Mining World Heritage Site hailed as ‘world-leading’ by UNESCO – Museums + Heritage Advisor

Belper Mills owner in talks with new investor over historic site; Ben Cooper; Derby Telegraph

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The new firm specialises in regeneration projects…

Source: Belper Mills owner in talks with new investor over historic site

The Royal Parks announces search for 30 volunteer rangers to roam Greenwich Park; Jamie Bennett-Ness; News Shopper

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a park ranger?

Source: The Royal Parks announces search for 30 volunteer rangers to roam Greenwich Park

Open air event spaces with Royal Museums Greenwich; Conference News

The great outdoors has never been so popular and as we return to live events this summer, venues with open air spaces will be in high demand. With expansive lawns, intimate gardens, courtyards with a view and even a ship with a top deck, Royal Museums Greenwich has an outdoor event space for every occasion. From summer parties, corporate hospitality to brand activations and filming, the experienced events team will find the perfect location for your next outdoor event.

Source: Open air event spaces with Royal Museums Greenwich

Best UK city breaks to book this summer; Independent

With domestic travel given the green light from 12 April, here’s The Independent’s pick of domestic stays…

Source: Best UK city breaks to book this summer

Britain’s most beautiful bridges – and they offer some incredible views too; Vicky Lissaman; Daily Mirror

Vicky Lissaman takes a look at the best of Britain’s bridges including the likes of Tower Bridge, Clifton Suspension Bridge and more incredible engineering feats…

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20 amazing UK trips for the bucket list from epic hikes to beautiful landmarks; Julie Delahaye; Daily Mirror

 

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Giants Causeway Day Tour – Irish Day Tours; Visit Dublin

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Forth Bridge: The long-planned, secret plans for Prince Philip’s funeral; Henry Goodwin; London Economic

The arrangements are codenamed Forth Bridge, after the Scottish landmark and Unesco World Heritage Site…

Source: Forth Bridge: The long-planned, secret plans for Prince Philip’s funeral

Durham Cathedral to get £2.6m for Covid-19 recovery; BBC

The cathedral is awarded two rounds of grants from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

Source: Durham Cathedral to get £2.6m for Covid-19 recovery

‘Underwater CCTV’ to protect Pitcairn Islands ocean sanctuary; Andrea Vance; Stuff

The pristine waters and coral reefs of the Pitcairn Islands group will be monitored by a network of cameras.

Source: ‘Underwater CCTV’ to protect Pitcairn Islands ocean sanctuary

Wales’ major heritage sites, castles and gardens unveil opening dates; South Wales Argus

Wales’ heritage attractions, parks and gardens have been closed since November 2020, but Cadw, National Trust Cymru and Amgueddfa Cymru — National Museum Wales have now revealed plans to re-open some of their most popular spaces.

Source: Wales’ major heritage sites, castles and gardens unveil opening dates

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