Category: Community

Sunshine in Newcastle

Deana & Julia’s trip to Newcastle was made so much easier with the sunshine! Arriving on 17th April with meetings booked that afternoon Deana went off to the College to see how young people could be involved… Julia met Ale Flanagan-Wood, the Arts Development…

Thursday 5th April…

Busy day planned… meetings at 9:15, 11:00 & 16:00… we will visit The Discovery Museum, Geek Retreat Cafe, Eldon Gardens, Byker Estate… meeting a local police officer & housing staff & residents in Byker, a trainee journalist & museums programme specialist!

Three would be Heroes on their travels…

We are taking three ‘want to be heroes’ on the 6:16 train to Newcastle! They caused a bit of laughter on arriving on the platform, a lovely railway employee stopped and had a chat with us too! Watch out over next few days as…

Leicester University students visit Coalville

We are supporting students with their 3rd year Geography degrees by hosting a field trip in Coalville! Base will be set up at CEP Ltd on Market Street where lunch will be provided at CK’s which uses food destined for landfill or surplus to…

Together we are Stronger Launch Event

Just arrived… it’s a cold rainy day out there so glad the heaters are on! Hero Project CIC are really proud to be part of this campaign! We are inviting people to come together to make life size Local Heroes for an exhibition in…

Celebrating with one of our friends….

We are really pleased for Central England CO-OP for gaining their 5 star CSR rating. Why are we pleased? Well we are one of the partner organisations that has benefitted from their amazing support and can do approach to supporting their community! We have…

Have you heard about the Newcastle Local Heroes Exhibition?

If you have seen one of our flyers, met us in the street or just like being involved in something creative and community based … we are happy to call you a friend! Our friends are invited to fill in a little form to…

We’ll provide the Headtorch….

Coalville Market, sounds, lights and the Famous 50! Local people and businesses have come together to help us create this immersive experience. (In less than 10 days with very little budget!) Starting with the mining heritage of (most) of the Famous 50, progressing into…

Famous Fifty get reported on the BBC!!!

See what the BBC said about our exhibition… they also sent a film crew who did a live broadcast at lunchtime followed by a longer broadcast in the early evening East Midlands Today programme. Coalville’s wooden WW1 soldiers depict ‘Famous Fifty’ The wooden soldiers…

East Midlands Heritage Awards 2017

We were really excited to share with you the fact that we were nominated for two prestigious awards….¬† the Innovation Category for our super duper pen racer and local hero map, a fun and interactive way to download lots of heritage facts whilst racing…