Westminster News

The good work of the Heritage Lottery Fund

The HLF is making at least £1million a year available until 2019 as part of the First World War: then and now programme for small, community grants. It provides grants of £3,000 to £10,000 enabling groups right across the UK to explore, conserve and share their First World War heritage and deepen their understanding of the impact of the conflict.

An update on the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)

An update on the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) has been made by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA), stating that 84% of eligible claims have now been made. In addition, the application process for the 2016 BPS is now available online. 

Earth Hour pledge

Tiverton and Honiton MP, Neil Parish, has signed up to support this year’s Earth Hour by making a special pledge to help protect the planet.