SGLH contribute to Falkirk Community Trust ‘Our Stories’ website
SGLH are excited to have been invited by the Falkirk Community Trust to contribute to a new website called “Our Stories”. The aim of this excellent new venture is to create an accessible digital archive detailing the many stories that together contribute to the rich heritage of the Falkirk area. The venture is part of the Great Places scheme launched by the Heritage Lottery Fund https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/news/national-lottery-funding-nine-scottish-great-places
By contributing to this new website, SGLH will be providing further proof of the added value of the GG project and confirmation that we are delivering on one of the major outcomes set by Historic Environment Scotland, namely that existing and new audiences should have opportunities to access and learn about the historic environment. We have requested the volunteers who made such valuable contributions to the GG1 and GG1bis projects in Falkirk to provide illustrated summaries of their own recording reports for inclusion on the website. Volunteers have also been asked to contribute to a video component.
In the meantime, if you want to check out any of the reports prepared by our Glorious Gardens volunteers, they are available in the Conservation section of our website
https://www.sglh.org/conservation/. They are also available via the Historic Environment Scotland online database, Canmore https://canmore.org.uk/collection/result?COLLECTION=1559026.
For the Clyde and Avon Valley (CAVLP) area a virtual museum has already been prepared by CAVLP development officer, Sarah O’Sullivan, and the SGLH volunteers thereby keeping the reports in the eye of local people. To explore the museum visit https://www.communityactionlan.org/explore/museum The Glorious Gardens entries can be found by clicking on ‘History and Archaeology’, and the first entry is for Jerviswood.