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National Trust announce £60 million investment

5th June 2018
National Trust announce £60 million investment

Scotland National Trust has announced a new investment of £60m for protecting built and natural heritage, which would be the biggest investment it’s ever made to protect the environment. 

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New heritage scheme to privatise the Taj Mahal

3rd May 2018
New heritage scheme to privatise the Taj Mahal

The Indian government have introduced a new ‘Adopt a Heritage’ scheme that allows companies to lease out historic monuments around the country. India currently has 3,700 historic monuments, that also include 31 Unesco world heritage sites. If large private corporations have the option to rent out these pieces of history, will this change the monuments’ elite status?

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Was building Stonehenge part of a huge celebration?

5th April 2018
Was building Stonehenge part of a huge celebration?

Historians researching the stone structure, which has stood in Wiltshire for over 4,000 years, have uncovered new evidence to suggest that the building of Stonehenge may have been part of a huge celebration that was just as important to Neolithic people as the final result.

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How are heritage sites marking International Women’s Day?

8th March 2018
How are heritage sites marking International Women’s Day?

This year’s International Women’s Day coincides with the 100-year anniversary of the passing of the Representation of The People Act 1918, which allowed women over 30 the right to vote and marked a victory for women’s suffrage. We look at how heritage sites around the UK have been celebrating these events.

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The Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in the UK

5th February 2018
The Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in the UK

The 230ft long tapestry will leave France where it has remained for 950 years to be displayed in the UK on a loan policy from president Emmanuel Macron, though it won’t be arriving until at least 2022.

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Royal Mint releases commemorative coin designs for 2018

3rd January 2018
Royal Mint releases commemorative coin designs for 2018

The Royal Mint has released the designs for four new commemorative coin designs to enter circulation sometime in 2018, so it’s time for coin dealers and collectors to start checking their change!

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