War Memorials Trust
 

Press coverage 2018-19

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.

 

21st March 2019

Goole Times article reporting on works to Eastringham war memorial supported by a grant from WMT

 

10th March 2019

County Herald article on cleaning works to Niton and Whitwell war memorial which references War Memorials Trust

 

25th February 2019

Warrington Worldwide article reporting on the War Memorials Trust grant for works to Warrington war memorial

 

20th February 2019

The Daily Record article reporting on the vandalism of the Highland Light Infantry Memorial

 

19th February 2019

Ledbury Reporter article reporting on the condition of Ledbury war memorial, noting WMT recommended engaging a structural engineer

 

31st December 2018

Holiday Radio article about a grant offer from WMT supporting works to Queen Street Methodist war memorial organ

 

30th December 2018

The Press and Journal article about a car accident causing damage to RAF Banff Strike Wing Memorial, noting that WMT have been in touch

 

28th December 2018

The Scarborough News article about a grant offer from WMT supporting works to a Queen Street Methodist war memorial organ

 

8th December 2018

CheshireLive article refers to the final Christmas event of a Great War themed pub, which will include a fundraising raffle for the War Memorials Trust

 

4th December 2018

CheshireLive Article refers to the final Christmas event of a Great War themed pub, which will include a fundraising raffle for the War Memorials Trust

 

4th December 2018

Rural Services Network Bulletin refers to the War Memorial's Trust grants, remit and deadlines amongst other funding opportunities available to rural services

 

1st December 2018

Corley & Follingley Church and Village newlsetter article on works to Fillongley war memorial supported by a grant from WMT

 

28th November 2018

North Wales Chronicle article refers to grants received towards works to St Bodfan's Church war memorial from organisations including War Memorials Trust

 

23rd November 2018

Civic Update discussed War Memorials Trust grant to Triumph and Gloria war memorial in Coventry

 

21st November 2018

Times & Star article on conservation works to Cockermouth war memorial followign a £17,000 grant offer from War Memorials Trust

 

16th November 2018

Leamington Observer article on works to Princethorpe Cemetery war memorial which received a Grants for War Memorials award of £3,750

Leamington Observer article on a War Memorials Trust grant to support repair and conservation of Princethorpe Cemetery’s war memorial

Hereford Times report that St Mary's Church, Madley war memorial organ has received a grant offer from War Memorials Trust

 

12th November 2018

Daily Echo report on the works to Poole Park's war memorial suported by a £31,280 grant facilitated by War Memorials Trust

 

10th November 2018

The Guardian article highlights efforts all over the UK to prepare for Armistice centenary including information provided by War Memorials Trust

 

8th November 2018

East Lothian Courier article discussing the potential addition of a name to North Berwick war memorial with comment from War Memorials Trust on addition of name issues

Dunfermline Press issue includes an article on conservation and repair of war memorials in St Andrew's Church, Erskine

 

7th November 2018

Camden News by Camden Council article discussing works to Chenies Street war memorial supported by War Memorials Trust grant and advice

 

6th November 2018

ArtWatch UK online article features details of War Memorials Trust's Bulletin

 

1st November 2018

Park News issue features articles referencing conservation project to Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses supported by War Memorials Trust

Pinnacle, the members magazine of the Churches Conservation Trust featured an article on WMT and its work

 

30th October 2018

Cardiff News Room article on works to the Welsh National War Memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

Haverhill Echo article on repair and conservation works to Steeple Bumpstead's war memorial which received a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

26th October 2018

The Gazette article highlighting that over 2,500 war memorials have been listed by Historic England as part of the First World War Memorials Programme

 

22nd October 2018

The Bangor Aye article on works to Bangor war memorial cross following a grant from War Memorials Trust

Historic England media release highlighting the 2,500 war memorials added to the National Heritage List for England through the centenary of World War I

 

18th October 2018

Mansfield and Ashfield Chad article on Ashfield District Council aiming to take a long-term approach to the repair and conservation of war memorials with support from War Memorials Trust and the Royal British Legion

 

17th October 2018

Herefordshire Council article detailing grants awarded to Leominster and Birley with Upper Hill war memorials during the centenary period

 

15th October 2018

Lichfields UK blog post by former WMT Conservation Officer, Amy Davidson, highlighting issues around the conservation of war memorials in the UK

 

10th October 2018

Coventry Observer article on the Triumph factory war memorial receiving a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

5th October 2018

The Highland Council article on Dores war memorial receiving a grant of £28,130 from War Memorials Trust

The Press and Journal article on Dores war memorial receiving a grant from War Memorials Trust for conservation works

 

2nd October 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice 

 

1st October 2018

Midhurst Magazine Memories of War issue features link to War Memorials Trust website for advice

 

25th September 2018

The Northern Times article on works to Helmsdale war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

18th September 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

7th September 2018

East Lothian Courier article on the addition of a name to Dunbar war memorial which received a grant for conservation works from War Memorials Trust in early 2018

 

4th September 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

29th August 2018

Barrhead News article on works to Bourock war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

24th August 2018

Nottingham Post article on works to Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

21st August 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

7th August 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

3rd August 2018

Northumberland Gazette article on the completion of works to Amble clock tower following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

2nd August 2018

Galloway News article on WMT Regional Volunteer Paul Goodwin outlining the late Sir Alex Fergusson's interest in the work of War Memorials Trust

North Somerset Times article on fundraising efforts for the remaining funds needed for works to Clevedon war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

Thetford and Brandon Times article on Kilverstone war memorial receiving a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

30th July 2018

Leicester Mercury article on major works to Coalville urban area war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

29th July 2018

Lancashire Telegraph article on the listing of Park Road Methodist Church war memorial as part of the First World War Memorials Programme 

 

24th July 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice 

 

10th July 2018

Express and Star article on upcoming works to Bilston war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust and local fundraising efforts

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

26th June 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice 

 

13th June 2018

Birmingham Mail article on plans by Wolverhampton Council to undertake works to two local war memorials

 

12th June 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice 

 

8th June 2018

Weston Mercury article on works to Weston-super-Mare war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

2nd June 2018

Wales 247 article on works to Radyr war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

31st May 2018

Bradford Telegraph and Argus letter from a War Memorials Trust member highlighting the work of the charity

Gazette and Herald article on the rededication of Calne war memorial following conservation works

 

29th May 2018

Ledbury Reporter article on an unsuccessful grant application to War Memorials Trust for works to Ledbury war memorial

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

20th May 2018

East Anglian Daily Times article on works to Sudbury war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

19th May 2018

Leicester Mercury article on works to Loughborough Carillon Tower following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

18th May 2018

Pontefract and Castleford Express article on Knottingley war memorial receiving a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

15th May 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

7th May 2018

Bournemouth Echo article on works to war memorials in Poole Park

 

4th May 2018

Borough of Poole article on works to Poole war memorial

Wigan Today article on works to Lowton St Luke's war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

27th April 2018

The Mail article about fundraising efforts by the local community to raise £25,000 for works to Millom war memorial

 

20th April 2018

The Chester Chronicle article on Upton-by-Chester war memorial receiving a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

17th April 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice 

 

16th April 2018

Birmingham Mail article on a community appeal to raise £1,000 towards conservation works to Shirley war memorial

 

10th April 2018

Poole Park Life article on a Grants for War Memorials scheme grant towards works to war memorials in Poole Park

 

3rd April 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

29th March 2018

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 March 2018

Leicester Mercury article on funding secured for three war memorial projects in Leicester

 

22nd March 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice 

 

20th March 2018

Shropshire Star article on conservation works to Myddle war memorial

 

14th March 2018

Petersfield Post article on conservation works to Petersfield war memorial following a grant from War Memorials Trust

 

6th March 2018

Poole Park Life article on a Grants for War Memorials scheme grant towards works to war memorials in Poole Park

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

21st February 2018

Derbyshire Live article on local community concerns about the appearance of Derby war memorial

 

20th February 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

16th February 2018

Hunts Post article on War Memorials Trust administering a grant from Hopkins Homes to fund works to Huntingdon war memorial

 

8th February 2018

The Bolton News article on calls to save Birtenshaw Methodist Church war memorial from demolition

 

6th February 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

3rd February 2018

Redditch Standard article on Redditch Council debating the conservation of local war memorials

 

2nd February 2018

Dartmouth Chronicle article on objections to the relocation of Totnes war memorial

 

26th January 2018

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 January 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

19th January 2018

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 2018

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)

Scottish Construction Now article on the completion of works to Prestonpans war memorial

 

11th January 2018

East Lothian Council article on the completion of works to Prestonpans war memorial

 

9th January 2018

War Memorials News from Civic Voice

 

5th January 2018

The Weston Mercury article on Weston Town Council applying to War Memorials Trust for funding for works to Weston-super-Mare war memorial

 

 

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