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Full Steam Ahead! January 2017 Newsletter

Happy New Year! We are pleased to update you on the latest news in the Know Your Place project and how we’re going full steam ahead with our plans in the coming months.   Full Steam Ahead! We are delighted to introduce you to our newest team member, Alice, who has joined us for the exciting […]

Summer Project news: Update 13th September 2016

While others have been holidaying, at Project HQ we’ve enjoyed a busy few months and we are pleased to share all our latest Summer Project news below…   Staff changes mean a temporary halt on building Know Your Place Sadly for us, one of our team members working in Bristol City Council (BCC) is leaving […]

Spring Project Update: 4th April 2016

We Spring into Action It has been a very busy few weeks as we get stuck-in to the next phase of work for the project. In mid-March we held our third Partners Progress meeting in Taunton, attended by 12 representatives of 7 partner organisations, with a lively discussion and consultation on future work. Through the month we ran […]

Putting South Gloucestershire on the map

News Release: Announcing the launch of Know Your Place South Gloucestershire For the first time, historical maps of South Gloucestershire are now freely available online thanks to the Know Your Place West of England project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Know Your Place is a free digital mapping resource that enables you to explore […]

Project Update #7 27.JAN.2016

Welcome to the new project blog! We are excited to have this up and running after several months of construction and developing our skills in WordPress. This will now be the main go-to space for project news, information, resources, and an easy way onto the Know Your Place map. Look out for the click-through map […]

Project Update #6 18.DEC.2015

Partners Progress Meeting #2 The project held its second progress meeting for partners in Chippenham on 7th December 2015, with 13 in attendance and 8 different partner organisations represented. As usual, we had a lively discussion with lots of good ideas and questions and a consultation workshop to map out some of the project’s work […]

Project Update #5 02.NOV.2015

Project Schedule Updates from colleagues and partners are now in, and there are a couple of revisions to the project schedule over the next coming months… Map Digitisation We’re a few weeks behind our original schedule, but the digitisation of historic maps is progressing apace: ICAM are packing up and relocating this week from Gloucester […]

Project Update #4 29.SEPT.2015

Partners Progress Meeting The project held its first progress meeting for partners in Gloucester on 14th September 2015, with 19 in attendance and 14 different partner organisations represented. A lively discussion with lots of good ideas and questions made it a valuable first meeting, so thanks to all who could make it. The next progress […]

Project Update #3 02.SEPT.2015

Two months into the project and with the summer holiday season now coming to an end, I am pleased to give you an update on the latest progress. Visits With introductions over, our travels round the region are now focused on meeting match-funders, finalising project paperwork, establishing volunteer networks, and attending a busy programme of […]

Project Update #2 23.JULY.2015

Firstly, thanks to everyone for the warm welcome you have given myself and my colleague Anne Lovejoy as we have settled into post. Visits Anne and I have now visited colleagues at Gloucestershire Archives, Yate Heritage Centre, Somerset Heritage Centre, Swindon Heritage Centre, the British Library, B&NES HER office, the Bristol Know Your Place team […]