Heritage Lottery Fund awards £5,200 to The Sittingbourne War Memorials Project to help mark First World War Centenary

HRGS has received £5,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Sittingbourne War Memorials Project. Awarded through HLF’s First World War: then and now programme, the project will focus on providing a digital Roll of Honour display of local men who fought in the First World War. The digital Roll of Honour was officially opened by the Mayor of Swale, Cllr. George Bobbin, at 2pm on Saturday 31st January at 2pm, in the Heritage Hub, Unit 17, in the Forum Sittingbourne. We are also indebted to other organisation for their financial support which helped to make this exhibition possible, these include: Kent County Council, Swale Borough Council, Sittingbourne Society (John Jordan bequest), Rotary Club of Sittingbourne Invicta Branch, some private individual donations, and also to Tesco Stores Ltd for the lease of the unit  ... Read More