War Memorials Trust
 

Press coverage 2015

The following are articles, letters and comment pieces from national, regional and local press which include reference to War Memorials Trust. Please note the Trust takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in these articles. Anyone seeking details of the Trust's work or to discuss a press enquiry should contact the charity.

 

December 2015

Heritage Counts 2015 article on First World War Memorials Programme on page 27

History Scotland Vol 16 Issue 1 article on Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund

McComicks briefing article on WMT Legacy Tea

 

21st December 2015

Derry Journal article on condition of Derry war memorial (WM6036)

 

15th December 2015

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

7th December 2015

The News article on works to Havant war memorial (WM7328)

 

4th December 2015

Civic Voice update article features war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

2nd December 2015

Alloa Advertiser article on Keith Brown MSP attending reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

 

1st December 2015

www.dgwgo.com article on Joan McAlpine MSP attending reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

30th November 2015

Kestrel (The newsletter of King Edward's Witley) article on repairs to King Edward's School war memorial (WM8814)

 

29th November 2015

Berwick Advertiser article on council applying for funding for Tweedmouth war memorial (WM3146)

 

27th November 2015

Civic Voice update article features war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

Edinburgh News article on The Caledonian Station Hotel war memorial unveiling (WM9225)

The National article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

The Scotsman article on The Caledonian Station Hotel war memorial unveiling (WM9225)

The Times article on The Caledonian Station Hotel war memorial unveiling (WM9225)

 

26th November 2015

Daily Mail article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP 

Edinburgh Reporter article about The Caledonian Station Hotel war memorial unveiling (WM9225)

The Extra article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

The Independent article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

Mike Russell MSP blog on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

News Letter article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

The Scotsman article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

STV article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

The Telegraph article on reception to promote the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund hosted by WMT and Alex Salmond MSP

Worcester News article about seeking volunteers for war memorial project

 

20th November 2015

Civic Voice update article features war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

Daily Record article on the finding of Anwoth Church war memorial (WM9401)

 

17th November 2015

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

14th November 2015

News Guardian article on talks on war memorials by Janet Brown of NEWMP who is also a WMT RV

 

13th November 2015

Civic Voice update article features war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

IHBC 'GuestBlog' article on First World War Memorials Programme by Ian Harvey of Civic Voice 

 

7th November 2015

Herald Scotland article on repairs to Limekilns war memorial (WM6346)

 

6th November 2015

Civic Voice update article features war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

4th November 2015

Canterbury Times article on project to assess condition of war memorials in the city

 

3rd November 2015

Bury Times article on repairs to Whitefield war memorial (WM6939)

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

2nd November 2015 

Rossendale Free Press article on war memorial project linked to First World War Memorials Programme

 

November 2015

Lincolnshire Remembers Memories and Memorials booklet article by Frances Moreton on WMT work

 

30th October 2015

Civic Voice update article features war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

Helensburgh Advertiser article on Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund Grant Offer towards works to Hermitage Park war memorial (WM4557)

 

29th October 2015

Blackmore Vale magazine article on Lieutenant Wilfred Watts memorial works supported by War Memorials Trust Grants Scheme (WM8870)

 

27th October 2015

Carrick Times article on War Memorials Trust presentation at Downshire School

The Courier article on works to Limekilns and Charlestown war memorial supported by a Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund grant (WM6346)

 

25th October 2015

Sunday Express article on fundraising for Isle of Lewis memorial with reference to Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund (WM7862)

 

24th October 2015

Edinburgh Evening News article on works to Caledonian Hotel war memorial with support from Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund (WM9225)

 

23rd October 2015

BBC NE Scotland, Orkney and Shetland article on Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund funding announcement of war memorial repair and conservation projects in Scotland sharing £190,000 with a focus on the Kitchener war memorial (WM9006)

Civic Voice update article on war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

Urban Realm article on Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund funding announcement of war memorial repair and conservation projects in Scotland sharing £190,000

 

20th October 2015

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

16th October 2015

Civic Voice update article on war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

9th October 2015

Carluke Gazette article on Douglas Cenotaph and CMRF funding (WM8674)

Civic Voice update article on war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

6th October 2015

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

Daily Express article on revised sentencing guidelines in England and Wales mentioning war memorials

 

2nd October 2015

Civic Voice update article on war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

28th September 2015

John O'Groats Journal article on WMT workshops in the Highlands to promote grants

 

25th September 2015

Civic Voice update article on war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

24th September 2015

Highland News article on WMT workshops in the Highlands to promote grants

 

18th September 2015

Civic Voice update article on war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

11th September 2015

Civic Voice update article on war memorial work under the First World War Memorials Programme (partnership Civic Voice, Historic England, Imperial War Museums and War Memorials Trust)

 

24th August 2015

The Northern Times article on war memorial funding in Scotland

 

21st August 2015

Civic Voice update features article on war memorials project

Highland Council article on grant funding and working with WMT on workshops 

 

18th August 2015

Yellow Advertiser article on relocation of RAF Hornchurch memorial

 

17th August 2015

Worcester News article on project to review condition of war memorials

 

14th August 2015

Cambridge News article mentions a grant

 

31st July 2015

Civic Voice update article on war memorial projects and volunteering

West End Extra article about relocated Novello and Co Ltd war memorial (WM8547)

 

29th July 2015

Maidenhead Advertiser article about Holyport involving a WMT Regional Volunteer

 

28th July 2015

The Extra article about Glasgow School of Art war memorial (WM7547)

 

15th July 2015

East Lothian Courier article on adding name to Haddington war memorial

 

4th July 2015

Isle of Man Today article on Isle of Man War Memorials bill 

 

3rd July 2015

Civic update features war memorial activity

 

1st July 2015

Hereford Times article on works to Putley war memorial supported by a grant from WMT (WM8387)

 

29th June 2015

Hereford Times article on works to Putley war memorial supported by a grant from WMT (WM8387)

 

23rd June 2015

Plymouth Herald article on war memorial workshop in Plymouth

 

22nd June 2015

Society of Local Council Clerks article on funding available from WMT for war memorial grants

 

20th June 2015

Lancashire Evening Post article on Hoghton war memorial (WM8442)

 

10th June 2015

The Gazette article on adding names to Garstang war memorial (WM4076)

 

9th June 2015

South Wales Press comment piece includes reference to war memorial funding in Wales

 

1st June 2015

Burton Mail article on Grant Offer to Tutbury war memorial (WM3442)

 

June 2015

The Home Front in Britain 1914-18 An archaeological handbook includes a piece by Frances Moreton, WMT Director. Edited by Catrina Appleby, Wayne Cocroft and John Schofield. Published by Council of British Archaeology

 

27th May 2015

Isleofman.com article on Bill related to Isle of Man war memorials

 

26th May 2015

Telegraph and Argus article on Queensbury war memorial (WM4517)

 

22nd May 2015

isle of Man Today article on Bill related to Isle of Man war memorials

 

8th May 2015

Funding Central article on funding available for war memorials (not quite accurate - for anyone seeking funding visit War Memorials Trust's website)

 

4th May 2015

Wrexham.com article on funding for war memorials available in Wales

 

Spring 2015

In Touch magazine for the alumni of King's College, London featured an article on King's College alumni involved with WMT

 

30th April 2015

The Gazette article on War Memorials Trust Regional Volunteer Mike Coyle's project around a Co-operative Sports and Social Club war memorial from Marton (WM9215). Mr Coyle is a volunteer for the charity - the article is wrong in saying he works for WMT and this is not a WMT project as WMT does not have any direct responsibility for war memorials.

 

29th April 2015

Welsh Government news release highlighting Grants for War Memorials in Wales

 

28th April 2015

BBC News article on Grants for War Memorials in Wales encouraging communities to apply for grants

 

21st April 2015

The Gazette article on repaired war memorial bells at All Hallows in Bispham (WM7420)

 

17th April 2015

Chester Chronicle article on fundraising at Albion Inn supporting WMT

 

10th April 2015

Civic update features war memorial workshops

 

4th April 2015

Cambridge News article on listing of Swaffham Bulbeck war memorial at grade II (WM3154)

Maidenhead Advertiser article includes information on Cookham Dean war memorial conservation project (WM6164)

 

2nd April 2015

Civic update features war memorial workshops with video explaining war memorials project

 

22nd March 2015

Pendle Today article on listing of Nelson Scout war memorial (WM3576)

 

21st March 2015

Halstead Gazette article on works to Castle Hedingham war memorial (WM3072)

 

20th March 2015

Civic update features war memorial workshops

 

16th March 2015

Ely Standard article on listing of Swaffham Bulbeck war memorial (WM3791)

 

15th March 2015

BBC article on listing of 7 war memorials in Somerset

 

11th March 2015

The Gazette article on Blackpool Co-operative memorial (WM9215)

Lytham St Annes Express article Blackpool Co-operative memorial (WM9215)

 

9th March 2015

Leicester Mercury letter regarding war memorials in Leicester

 

28th February 2015

The Southern Reporter article mentioned grant to Gattonside war memorial (WM5546)

 

27th February 2015

Remember WWI newsletter featured war memorial workshops 

 

6th February 2015

Civic Voice update included reference to ukwarmemorials.org

 

5th February 2015

Grantham Journal article on grant for South Witham war memorial (WM8641)

 

4th February 2015

DCMS news release around website for advice on war memorials including funding

 

3rd February 2015

Express and Star article on Bilston war memorial (WM2693)

 

24th January 2015

Central Somerset Gazette article on Baltonsborough and The Charlton's war memorials and the listing of war memorials

Western Daily Press article on grants for war memorials and local projects including Ashton Keynes

 

23rd January 2015

Civic Voice update features war memorial workshops which WMT are contributing to

 

21st January 2015

Cornish Guardian article on St Austell and Mevagissey war memorials and the listing of war memorials

Shepton Mallet Journal article on Bruton war memorial and the listing of war memorials

 

22nd January 2015

North West Evening Mail article on Ulverston war memorial (WM7520)

 

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