Tag: news

Developing and testing our learning resources!

We’re going back to school! Alice Millard describes the steps being taken to trial and test our vibrant schools learning pack… We are in the process of developing our Know Your Place learning pack and have been putting together a range of exciting, initiative activities that support local heritage learning, with advice from partners Pete Insole from ‘Local Learning’ and […]

Spring Newsletter 2017

Spring News from Know Your Place As we leap forward into Spring, we are pleased to update you on the latest Spring News and our plans in the Know Your Place project for the coming months.   Project Springs Forward as Map work nears end With less than 100 maps left to crop, we’re well on […]

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 […]

Announcing the launch of Know Your Place in Wiltshire, Bath & NE Somerset and Gloucestershire

Know Your Place project puts three more counties on the map For the first time, historic maps and heritage data of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Bath and North East Somerset are now freely available online in one place, thanks to the latest expansion of Know Your Place West of England. From Stonehenge to Swindon, Keynsham to the Cotswolds, Salisbury plain to […]

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 […]

Project Update: 4th May 2016

The Know Your Place team is pleased to update you with our latest project news.   Wiltshire & Gloucestershire Know Your Place next Work is now underway to build test websites for the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Know Your Place, bringing with it an estimated 6480 square kilometres’ additional coverage of historic maps and heritage data mapped […]

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 […]