Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation has awarded £14,280 to Letchworth Foodbank following an application to its COVID-19 Catalyst Grant Programme, which was set up to support local groups and charities impacted by the pandemic.
The Foundation has funded local community organisations Create Seven and Create Community to provide a wellbeing programme with a focus on nature.
COVID-19 forced the Heritage Foundation to close many of its arts and heritage venues and services which was devastating. This funding will be used to reopen the Garden City Collection and Museum at One Garden City, plus other activities and plans.
On Saturday 24 October, Museum at One Garden City will reopen, after closing its doors in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the first in a series of family art and crafts sessions.
Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema has announced that it will celebrate Black History Month with a season of films from black directors and artists from 2 - 28 October.
Letchworth-based writer and equality campaigner, Jane Fae, has been appointed as a governor of the Heritage Foundation following the retirement of John Barry, who served as an Elected Governor for the last five years
Local people who benefited from the Community Response Team (CRT) during lockdown will still receive assistance with shopping deliveries thanks to supermarket chain Morrisons.
We have jointly submitted a planning application with First Garden Cities Homes to create more affordable homes in Letchworth Garden City
After four months of closure, Standalone Farm and Broadway Cinema will reopen in August, the Heritage Foundation has announced.
The Community Response Team (CRT), set up by the Heritage Foundation to support Letchworth residents during lockdown, has thanked the community for their incredible show of support as their helpline closes this week.
Mark Coles updates our tenants on the latest about how the Foundation is working with them during this time, and how you can access government grants and funding to support your business.
Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation provided grant funding to help a Hertfordshire charity purchase 16 reconditioned iPads so that disabled local people could socialise and take part in online activity sessions during lockdown.