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War memorials in Scotland receive 87,000 repair grants

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:38 pm    Post subject: War memorials in Scotland receive 87,000 repair grants Reply with quote

War memorials to receive funding

Cowie war memorial, Stirlingshire. (Grant of 1,530 to remove unsuitable cladding and replace with stone)
Duke of Wellington memorial, Falkirk (A total of 750 to pay for professional advice on conserving the monument)
Falkirk Boer war memorial (Grant of 750 for specialist conservation advice)
Barra and Vatersay war memorial, Castlebay, Barra (Offer of 2,080 to replace damaged handrails and repaired damaged paving)
Kirkintilloch war memorial, Peel Park (Grant of 48,220 to clean and treat bronze plaques, repair and repaint ironwork gates and re-point whole memorial)
Campsie war memorial, Lennoxtown (A total of 26,750 to clean the monument, repair ironwork gates and stonework)
Longhope war memorial, Orkney (A grant of 4,130 to secure the top section of the memorial)
Strathblane and Blanefield war memorial, Stirlingshire (Offer of 2,410 to clean the monument and restore inscription)
Source http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-35687237
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I take it the poor old Duke in Falkirk is still missing his head?

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