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 Officer at NCC. Both great meetings and we came away with … More Sunshine in Newcastle
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!
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 we hope to give them a tour of the city!
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 stored requirements… we are hoping it doesn’t snow! You may see … More Leicester University students visit Coalville
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 August 2018 – we are hoping to have at least 50 … More Together we are Stronger Launch Event
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 met some very talented and motivated staff, people who are ‘Co-Opy’ … More Celebrating with one of our friends….
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 keep in touch with us Click here Don’t miss out on being … More Have you heard about the Newcastle Local Heroes Exhibition?
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 the trenches of WW1, with a chance to pop into the … More We’ll provide the Headtorch….
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 were painted and decorated by members of the public Life-size wooden … More Famous Fifty get reported on the BBC!!!
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 a pen around a track, avoiding penalty points!! This game has … More East Midlands Heritage Awards 2017