Outdoor Learning Facilities For Local Schools

Outdoor Learning Facilities For Local Schools

Rural teams at the Duchy of Lancaster have been visiting local primary schools across the estates to encourage open air learning and the extension of the classroom into the natural environment. Several community schools applied to the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund at the start of the Covid pandemic for additional funding to support new […]

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Benevolent Fund Helps Local Good Causes

The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has made funding awards to a wide variety of community organisations across its rural estates who have been suffering from the after-effects of the Covid-19 pandemic over the past 12 months. Through its partnerships with the Palatinate Lieutenancy offices and UK Community Foundations the organisation has been able to […]

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The Power of Community

A community garden that took shape during lockdown has been captured on film. The short feature, which celebrates the efforts of volunteers responsible for the creation of the garden, was shot in September as part of the Nene Valley Festival. The garden, which sits alongside the 15th century Chichele College owned by the Duchy of […]

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Twelve Hundred Years of Caring

Two historic charities closely linked to the Duchy of Lancaster are to join forces, combining 1,200 years of caring for their local community. From September 2021, Trinity Hospital and Wyggeston’s Hospital will operate as a partnership with a shared senior management team and Board of Trustees, although each will continue to operate and be governed […]

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