eNews December 2014 




Dear INTO Amicus member.   We hope you enjoy this update about the work you as an Amicus member of INTO make possible. 

Thank you all for your continued interest and support in this worldwide movement of National Trusts. . Amicus members live and work in most area of the world.   The holiday season is thus different in many ways, but in others the same.   We wish you all the best and look forward to 2015 being a rewarding year for you and for the National Trust movement.

Thanks to all of you for what you do.   We hope we can count on your continuing support.

 Sincerely,   The INTO team.



The Small Grants Program would not be possible without the support of our individual Amicus members.  This program provides help to struggling, small trusts based a carefully vetted application process.   Small amounts can make a huge difference to our smaller trusts.  Thank you for your support in this program.

Our first Small Grant was to Fiji and that project continues to provide amazing results.

View on Levuka from the South

Fiji's heritage tourism potential - a report from INTO volunteer, Bart van Aller

Levuka - Before and After You can find out more about INTO volunteer, Bart van Aller's work with the National Trust of Fiji in this article. "Former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill once quipped — 'We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us'. This will certainly hold true if the imagination and plans of National Trust of Fiji building …

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National Trust staff and volunteers have an amazing variety of skills and qualifications.  They represent a very significant asset.   INTO is always delighted when we can connect these skilled people to Trusts needing advice and assistance.    One such example is Tim Butler's experiences on the island of St. Helena.

Letter from the South Atlantic, 5 November 2014

Tim Butler, whose day job is as Solicitor for the National Trust (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) in Swindon, is currently on sabbatical with the St Helena National Trust.   Please find below his first impressions of island life - and tune in here for future updates! Molly’s Flat, Cambrian House Upper Jamestown, St Helena 5 November 2014 Dear all, I’ve …

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St Helena

Letter from the South Atlantic, 16th November 2014

Here is Tim Butler's latest update from St Helena. He's been busy: from developing the role of the St Helena National Trust in conserving the island's built heritage to exploring the idea of a money-making arm of the charity; from finding an appropriate resting place for skeletons and bones disturbed during the building of the new airport to awaiting the …

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Website Translator (French)

This is an INTO position. This is a long-term position. The Website Translator can work from any location that provides reliable internet connection. The successful candidate will have good writing and editing skills in English and French. Content of the INTO website, eNews and social media is translated originally using Google Translate, but then requires review and edit before being …

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Lastest news from the National Trust of Australia (ACT)

Click here for the National Trust of Australia (ACT)’s November edition of their local quarterly magazine, Heritage in Trust, full of interesting articles, heritage news and events past and future (opens in a new window).

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INTO represented at World Parks Congress

The IUCN World Parks Congress meeting in Sydney Australia was highly successful meeting of the minds from around the world. INTO was fortunate to be able to have Mike Innerdale, Assistant Director, North West Region, The National Trust, represent us to this gathering. An excellent example of INTO members 'carrying the flag' for INTO. MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THE WORLD PARKS …

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WEBINAR: Making heritage buildings energy efficient - Now on Line

On September 5th 2014 INTO members joined Keith Jones, the National Trust (England Wales and Northern Ireland) Environmental Practices Advisor for Wales, for a discussion about the Trust's experiences making heritage buildings energy efficient and 'Fit for the future'. The Webinar was recorded and is now available on-line for those who were not able to attend it live. This presentation …

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16th ICNT in Cambridge 2015


September 6th through  11th.  

Join us for this very special conference and as an AMICUS member we will have a special surprise for you.


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