Posted by: archaccess | November 30, 2012

More CCH Supported Community Groups in the News

Wormingford Community Education Centre received a £10000 grant towards their ‘Wormingford Landmarks’ project investigating a prehistoric site near the River Stour. An article announcing the group’s receipt of the HLF grant appeared in the Daily Gazette on Tuesday 27th November.

The Comet published an article about the grant awarded to the recently revived  Shillington History Society who will be involving members of the community (left) in digging archaeological test pits to trace the development of their village. You can read the article here.

Cambridge Archaeology Field Group have announced news of their All Our Stories project to investigate the landscape of the Wimpole parish using fieldwork and archives studies on the front page of their website here.

Two local papers have covered news of Saffron Walden Museum’s project, Telling Our Stories, which will involve local students in excavating the town’s Norman castle bailey. You can read more about their project on their website here.

Cambridge Community Heritage (CCH), a University of Cambridge team of researchers,  will be supporting more than 20 community groups in running their All Our Stories projects.  Leading the research team, Dr Carenza Lewis has said “We are very much looking forward to working with a wonderfully wide range of projects which will be giving so many people the chance to enjoy making exciting new discoveries and unique records about the heritage all around them”. 

You can read more about all of the community groups involved and their heritage projects on the CCH website here.

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