Share this story Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Community Archives & Heritage Group Awards 2015 now open for nominations

Nominate your local history or community archive project or group for the 2015 Community Archives & Heritage Groups Awards.

The CAHG Awards is an annual programme that recognises the work of community archives, heritage groups, community museums and community archaeology groups across the UK. Nominees must be members of the CAHG - membership is free of charge and you can join here.


There are four award categories and the closing date for nominations is 31 January 2015. The categories are as follows:

New group
Website of the year

The winners in each category will also be considered for an overall award of Community Archive & Heritage Group of the Year.


Awarded for a project or activity that has an impact on the community and/or encourages others. This could also be an idea or project which has inspired other heritage or archive groups.


Awarded for a 'novel, original, trail-blazing' project or activity which could, for example, present a new way of engaging with the public or present a new way of sharing collections online.


Awarded to a community heritage group established after 1 January 2013.


Awarded for a website of community interest which fills a gap in available way or presents existing information in an original way.


You can nominate your own group or another group by filling in an application form at the CAHG website. The winners will be announced at the 2015 CAHG conference and will receive a cheque for £150 and a trophy. Each winner will also be featured on the CAHG website.

(Images copyright Tuck DB Postcards)

Back to "Family History" Category

05/01/2015 Share this story   Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Recent Updates

Lost at Sea - new exhibition explores the dangers of life at sea over the years

A new exhibition which takes a look at the dangers of life at sea, as well as the people and inventions which ...

New Highland Games Centre in Braemar to be completed by September 2018

Work is continuing on a new Highland Games Centre at the site of the Braemar Gathering, which will chart the ...

Free lunchtime lectures - Friends of Dundee City Archives

Enjoy a free history lecture on the first Thursday of the month, at Dundee City Archives. ...

What tartan can I wear?

Find out which tartan you can wear and discover which tartan is linked to your family name or the region ...

Other Articles

Moray student awarded scholarship for ground-breaking archaeology research

A Moray student is to undertake new research into the fate of farms which were set up on marginal land after ...

Two Scottish visitor attractions pass 2 million visitors landmark

Two of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions each welcomed more than 2 millions visitors during 2017, ...

The Tempest Database - exploring five centuries of extreme weather in Scotland

A new website which allows users to browse five centuries of weather data for Scotland and the rest of the UK ...

When is Tartan Day?

Find out when Tartan Day is, and how this special day is celebrated in Scotland, the original home of tartan, ...