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SueWalkerWhite ADMIN January 25, 2012
The project formaly finished at the end of December 2011. However it is not the end of capturing Wayland's heritage, all those who have been involved over the past 3 years who want to continue to study and record the rich heritage of this area please continue to add your photographs to the pool.

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THE 'CAPTURING OUR WAYLAND HERITAGE' PROJECT?

The project has now formaly ended, however one of the projects objectives was to continue working to preserve and record the areas heritage, this group has an important role to play in doing this, please continue to add your photos.

The project blog-site is still on line but not update but does have some interesting information on it.

wayland-heritage.blogspot.com/

* It covers the parishes of Ashill, Carbrooke, Caston, Great Cressingham, Griston, Great Hockham, Little Cressingham with Threxton, Merton, Ovington, Saham Toney, Scoulton, Stow Bedon with Breckles, Thompson, Wood Rising and the Market Town of Watton

* It was a three year community project, centered on the market town of Watton and the surrounding parishes, which aims to explore, record and celebrate Wayland’s unique cultural and landscape heritage.

* The project worked with local schools and history groups, providing support, activities and training. It also helped set up new interest groups where they did not already exist, such as this new flickr group.

* Topics explored landscape, history, archaeology, myths, buildings, oral & family history, trades, crafts, fairs, sport, traditions, farming, ‘Battle Area’, airfields, transport, religion, food and fashion.

* ‘Capturing our Wayland Heritage’ helped create an archive that will be a legacy for generations to come, way beyond the three years of the project.

* The results of the project have been shared with the community and visitors to the area, through 13 books and DVD, and a schools pack for all the schools in the Wayland area.

* Revealing Wayland’s hidden heritage will help the local economy by encouraging more tourism in the area.

Additional Info

  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Members can post 10 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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