About the Heritage Centre, Bellingham, Northumberland
The Heritage Centre, Bellingham, Northumberland (official name: The Heritage Group Bellingham) is a volunteer-run local history museum. It was established in 1994 and moved to its present location in 2000. The inspiration to found the museum came from the success of an exhibition of local photographs and postcards. The prime mover, Dorothy Bell, was awarded an MBE in the 2009 New Year's Honours List.
The Heritage Centre, Bellingham is registered by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA), and uses approved cataloguing and conservation methods. It has received 'quality assured visitor attraction' accreditation from VisitBritain. The Heritage Group Bellingham is a registered charity, No. 1041300.
The 2010 report (for year ended 31 December) is available below. NB: The name of Máire West (co-opted in 2010) should be included in the list of Committee Members. The report for 2009 is also available below.
Follow this link to see the 2010 annual report (PDF, opens in new window, 7MB)
Follow this link to see the 2009 annual report (PDF, opens in new window, 1.3MB)
Committee of Management
as elected and approved at the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 17 February 2012 is:
Ian Roberts (Chair), Noreen Carr, Ken Gaskin, Ken Little, David McCracken, Sarah Poppleton-Hallberg (Treasurer), Michael Walton and Máire West.
Secretary to the Committee: