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Chalk, Cherries and Chairs – the plans are complete!

Monday 3 September 2018

tnl_hlfe_rgbAn application has been submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund for just under £2million. If successful, the scheme will attract an additional £500,000 of matched funding and volunteer time valued at £327,000.

The outcome of the application will be known by January 2019. If successful, Chalk, Cherries and Chairs will start in spring 2019 with the recruitment of a team of delivery staff and will run for 5 years.

Blacksmithing - Chris Smith

This Chalk, Cherries and Chairs major partnership has plans for 18 projects to deliver long-term, sustainable benefits for wildlife, historic environment, people & communities. The scheme will provide opportunities for people to get involved and volunteer; to increase and improve wildlife spaces; and for communities to learn, create and take action for natural and cultural heritage.

Samuel Essex  .. 1892-1978  0n left Great Hampden  Chair Bodger Stuart King collection   (1)Walking at Wendover Woods - Chris Smith

The development of this partnership scheme has been a major effort by many people over a long time, and the Chalk, Cherries and Chairs development team would like to thank everyone involved.

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Fragrant orchids at Yoesden Bank credit John Morris (Chiltern Woodlands Project)Central Chilterns - Colin Drake (P)Windsor Chair -  John Morris

Photo credits: Samuel Essex, Nigel Adams, Colin Drake, Chris Smith and John Morris 

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