Projects

A Local List is a list of heritage assets within the District considered by the public, and council, as having a special local architectural, archaeologocal or historic interest, but which are not statutorily listed. The heritage assets incude din the Local List are considered to be of significance to the local community and to contorbute to the environmental and cultural history of the District. 

The Forum is working to highlight resources for history and heritage groups in Berkshire and further afield. A list of useful resources will be included on the website and regularly updated.

There are a number of War Memorial Projects ongoing in Berkshire and further afield. The Forum is collecting information on the Parish Councils, history societies, parochial commitees and others responsible for the upkeep of War Memorials on behalf of the War Memorials Trust, which has money available to fund repairs.

Other useful websites are listed below.

The War Memorials Trust has notified us of a new project with the SmartWaterFoundation which will see Smartwater crime prevention liquid being offered to all war memorial custodians free of charge in order to deter thieves from targeting the metal on war memorials.

A Historic Environment Action Plan (HEAP) has been drawn up for all those interested in the man-made heritage of West Berkshire.