Thursday, March 19, 2015

$125,000 to conserve some of Maitland's historic sites

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Custodians of some of Maitland’s historic sites have received a $125,000 boost for their upkeep.
Maitland City Council has been awarded the funding as part of the state government’s Heritage Grants Program.
It will mean conservation works at East Maitland’s Glebe Cemetery and Maitland’s Jewish Cemetery will each receive $40,000, and another $40,000 will be contributed to the Walka Water Works Interpretation Plan.
Council’s Maitland Local Heritage Places Fund will also get a $5000 top-up.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, March 12, 2015.