War Memorials Trust
 

Press coverage 2017

The following are articles, letters and comment pieces from national, regional and local press which include reference to War Memorials Trust or programmes it is engaged in. 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.

 

19th October 2017

Get Surrey article on the relocation of Esher war memorial

 

17th October 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

14th October 2017

Chester Chronicle article on restoration works to Ellesmere Port memorial plaque

 

13th October 2017 

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)

 

12th October 2017

Helensburgh Advertiser article on Remembrance Sunday commemorations at Helensburgh war memorial

 

9th October 2017

Largs and Millport Weekly News article on upcoming works to Millport war memorial

Scottish Construction Now! blog post on the restoration of Isle of Lewis war memorial

 

6th October 2017

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)

 

5th October 2017

Stornoway Gazette article on the restoration of Isle of Lewis war memorial

 

29th September 2017

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)

 

22nd September 2017

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)

Northumberland Gazette article on a local fundraiser to aid the restoration of Amble war memorial

 

19th September 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

13th September 2017

Old Buckenham blog post on the history of Old Buckenham war memorial

 

12th September 2017

Weston Mercury article on a grant application to War Memorials Trust to fund conservation works to Weston-super-Mare war memorial

 

5th September 2017 

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

1st September 2017

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)

 

28th August 2017

Northumberland Gazette article on Amble war memorial receiving grant funding from War Memorials Trust

 

25th August 2017

IHBC blog post on War Memorials Trust's grant schemes

 

24th August 2017

Evergreen magazine article celebrating War Memorials Trust's 20th Anniversary

Okehampton Times article on discussions between Dartmoor National Park Planning Authority and Burrator Parish Council regarding works to Meavy war memorial

Tavistock Times Gazette article on discussions between Dartmoor National Park Planning Authority and Burrator Parish Council regarding works to Meavy war memorial  

 

23rd August 2017

Witney Gazette article on Witney war memorial receiving grant funding from War Memorials Trust

Oxford Mail article on Witney war memorial receiving grant funding from War Memorials Trust

 

18th August 2017 

East Lothian Courier article on a grant application to War Memorials Trust to amend an incorrectly recorded name on Prestonpans war memorial

 

17th August 2017 

Amble Town Council news article on Amble war memorial receiving grant funding from War Memorials Trust

Biggleswade Today article on the rededication of Sandy war memorial following a War Memorials Trust grant  

 

11th August 2017

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)

 

8th August 2017

The Press and Journal article on the restoration of Wick war memorial

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

4th August 2017 

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)

 

1st August 2017

BBC News Devon article on efforts made by all parties to calm the debate over Meavy war memorial

 

29th July 2017

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)

 

27th July 2017

The Star article on a grant application to War Memorials Trust for funding to replace felled memorial trees on Western Road

Your Local Guardian article on Mitcham war memorial being awarded Grade II listed status

 

26th July 2017

Enfield Advertiser article on works to Broomfield Park Remembrance Garden

Enfield Independent article on Broomfield Park Remembrance Garden receiving a grant from War Memorials Trust towards its restoration

 

25th July 2017

Bognor Regis News article on works to Eastergate war memorial in time for Centenary commemorations

 

21st July 2017

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)

Pontefract and Castleford Express article on Knottingley residents raising funds for the restoration of Knottingley war memorial

The Telegraph article on War Memorials Trust comments on finding a solution to resolve the controversy over Meavy war memorial

The Times article on the history of Kitty Trevelyan and the proposed plans to resolve the controversy surrounding Meavy war memorial

 

20th July 2017

Northumberland Gazette article on Amble war memorial restoration fund being boosted by the local community's fundraising efforts

Tavistock Times Gazette article on Burrator Parish Council working with Wenches in Trenches and War Memorials Trust to come to a solution to decide on a suitable place for Kitty Trevelyan's name on Meavy war memorial

 

19th July 2017

Enfield Council News article on restoration works to Broomfield Park war memorial

Plymouth Herald article on War Memorials Trust offering advice on how best to record Kitty Trevelyan's name on Meavy war memorial

 

9th July 2017

Morpeth Herald article on War Memorials Trust Regional Volunteer, Janet Brown, being awarded a lifetime achievement award by the British Association for Local History

 

6th July 2017

The Gazette article by War Memorials Trust on how to research a war memorial

 

30th June 2017

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)

 

27th June 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

23rd June 2017

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)

 

15th June 2017

Heritage Update newsletter features details of War Memorials Online and condition survey training run by War Memorials Trust

 

14th June 2017

Oxted County Border News article on the restoration of Westerham war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

13th June 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

9th June 2017

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 June 2017

Historic Religious Buildings Alliance newsletter features details on War Memorials Trust's grant schemes and celebrates their 20th Anniversary

 

1st June 2017

ParkNews article recognises War Memorials Trust for its role in the restoration of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses war memorial

 

30th May 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

21st May 2017

The Telegraph article on the listing of war memorials as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

19th May 2017

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)

 

18th May 2017

Heritage Update newsletter marks War Memorials Trust's 20th Anniversary  

 

16th May 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

15th May 2017 

Built Environment Forum Scotland blog post on War Memorials Trust's work in Scotland through the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund

 

12th May 2017

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)

 

9th May 2017

John O'Groat Journal and Caithness Courier article on works to North Head war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

8th May 2017

Lingfield County Border News article on works to Westerham war memorial following a War Memorials Trust grant

Tandridge County Border article on works to Westerham war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

Westerham County Border News article on works to Westerham war memorial following a War Memorials Trust grant

 

5th May 2017

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 May 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

28th April 2017

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)

Harborough Mail article on a local action group responding to War Memorials Trust comments regarding the relocation of Market Harborough Hospital portico (WM551) 

 

21st April 2017

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)

Harborough Mail article on War Memorials Trust advising on the proposed relocation of Market Harborough Hospital portico (WM551)

 

11th April 2017

Southern Daily Echo article on the listing of seven memorials in Hampshire as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

7th April 2017

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)

 

5th April 2017

Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Review article on the listing of Bream war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme (WM736)

 

4th April 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

2nd April 2017

Yorkshire Evening Post article on War Memorials Trust being consulted on the addition of a name to Headingley war memorial (WM9314)

 

31st March 2017

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)

 

24th March 2017

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)

 

23rd March 2017

The Star article on Sheffield Council working with War Memorials Trust over plans to fell war memorial trees (WM10529)

 

20th March 2017

Impartial Reporter article on Brookeborough war memorial receiving funding from War Memorials Trust (WM8851)

Oxford Times article on the listing of five war memorials in Oxfordshire as part of the First World War Memorials Programme 

 

17th March 2017

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)

 

14th March 2017

News Shopper article on the listing of Chislehurst war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme (WM5418)

 

12th March 2017 

Weston, Worle and Somerset Mercury article on the listing of two memorials as part of the First World War Memorials Programme (WM9974 & WM7540)

 

11th March 2017

Stornoway Gazette article on War Memorials Trust funded works to Isle of Lewis war memorial due to begin (WM7862)

 

10th March 2017

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)

 

9th March 2017

Eastbourne Herald article on the listing of two memorials in Eastbourne as part of the First World War Memorials Programme (WM10384 & WM8526)

Mid Sussex Times article on the Church asking villagers what repairing St Augustine's Church Calvary war memorial would mean to them in support of their grant application to War Memorials Trust (WM9980)

 

7th March 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

6th March 2017

Kirkintilloch Herald article on works carried out to Kirkintilloch (WM5792) and Campsie (WM8415) war memorials following a Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund grant

 

5th March 2017

Carrick Herald article on Barrhill Community Council looking to apply to War Memorials Trust for a grant to support conservation and repair works to Barrhill war memorial (WM7541)

Glasgow Live article on works carried out to Kirkintilloch (WM5792) and Campsie (WM8415) war memorials following a Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund grant

 

3rd March 2017

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)

 

1st March 2017

The Press and Journal article on works beginning on Isle of Lewis war memorial following a War Memorials Trust grant (WM7862)

Rochdale Online article on the listing of war memorials in Rochdale as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

28th February 2017

East Dunbartonshire Council article on the repair of war memorials following grants from the Centenary Memorials Restoration Fund (WM5792 and WM8415)

 

24th February 2017

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)

 

22nd February 2017

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly article on the listing of Highbridge war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

Eastern Daily Press article on Cromer Town Council commenting on War Memorials Trust feedback on their Grant application. This report does not accurately reflect War Memorials Trust's role or advice. The charity was not consulted about the content of this article (WM11)

 

21st February 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

19th February 2017

Grantham Journal article on the listing of Muston war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme (WM1454)

 

18th February 2017

Northwich Guardian article on the listing of Hartford war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

17th February 2017

Carrick Herald article on the Community Council having been in touch with War Memorials Trust about works to Barrhill war memorial (WM7541)

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)

Mid Sussex Times article on War Memorials Trust awarding a grant for works to Burgess Hill war memorial (WM9873)

Northumberland Gazette article on War Memorials Trust consulting Historic England over recommended works to Amble war memorial (WM2356)

 

16th February 2017

Falmouth Packet article on the listing of Falmouth war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

15th February 2017

Burnham-on-Sea.com article on the listing of Highbridge war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

10th February 2017

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)

 

9th February 2017

Historic England e-newsletter features the First World War Memorials Programme

 

7th February 2017

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

3rd February 2017

Horticulture Week article on Sheffield City Council working with War Memorials Trust over plans to fell memorial trees (WM10529)

 

2nd February 2017

Historic Religious Buildings Alliance highlight the First World War Memorials Programme and website ukwarmemorials.org

 

1st February 2017

Historic Religious Buildings Alliance (HRBA) newsletter publicising War Memorials Trust and partner organisations activities during the First World War centenary

 

31st January 2017

Oxford Times article on the listing of two Oxfordshire war memorials as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

30th January 2017

Henley Standard article on War Memorials Trust offering a grant towards work to Whitchurch war memorial (WM9213)

 

27th January 2017

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)

Northumberland Gazette article on discussions between Amble Town Council and War Memorials Trust regarding funding for repairs to Amble clock tower (WM2356)

 

24th January 2017

Eastern Daily Press article on Cromer Town Council launching a fundraising initiative to help support their grant application to War Memorials Trust (WM11)

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

20th January 2017

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)

 

18th January 2017

The Star article on Sheffield City Council looking to work with War Memorials Trust over plans to fell memorial trees (WM10529)

 

15th January 2017

The Weston Mercury article on North Somerset council considering applying to War Memorials Trust for a grant to replace a missing element on Grove Park war memorial (WM739) 

 

13th January 2017

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)

 

12th January 2017

The Bolton News article on Civic Voice holding a War Memorial workshop

 

9th January 2017

Saddleworth Independent article on two Oldham war memorials, one of which has received a War Memorials Trust grant, having their listings upgraded by Historic England (WM4339)

 

6th January 2017

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)

Cobseo News article requesting votes for War Memorials Trust for the Directory of Social Change's Great Giving Funders' Award

 

5th January 2017

Express and Star article on councillors at Wolverhampton City Council considering applying for a grant from War Memorials Trust to restore Bilston war memorial (WM2693)

 

4th January 2017

The Star article on a consultation with War Memorials Trust over plans to fell memorial trees (WM10529)

The Star article on Sheffield Council working with War Memorials Trust over plans to fell war memorial trees (WM10529)

 

 

 

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