HLF major funding awards

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded a total of £72m to six major sites in England:

  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Nottingham Castle
  • Bath Abbey
  • Beamish Open Air Museum
  • Blackpool Museum
  • Plymouth History Centre

For this and other recent HLF funding news, see below.
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New VisitBritain CEO brings strong digital and commercial skills

Christopher Rodrigues, our Chairman, today announced the appointment of Sally Balcombe as our next Chief Executive Officer, following a competitive appointment process and with the full support of all board members.
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£5m to repair First World War memorials

A fund of £5m has been set up to help conserve and protect war memorials. The fund has been established by a partnership of Civic Voice, English Heritage, War Memorials Trust, IWM and DCMS.
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Icon funding for conservation

The Institute of Conservation (Icon) has established a fund to provide grants for professional development for mud career conservators. Grants will range from £300 to £900 and between and 20 will be awarded each year.
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