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Papplewick Pumping Station to receive more than £500,000 in Government cash

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Papplewick Pumping Station is one of 70 cultural organisations across the country set to be given a financial boost by the Government in a bid to improve people’s access to arts, support local economic growth through culture and safeguard vital local collections for future generations.

The pumping station will have a share of a pot of £58.8 million which will see arts venues transformed, upgraded and created as part of the government’s plans to make sure everyone, no matter where they live, can access the UK’s world-renowned culture.

Papplewick Pumping Station
PICTURED: Papplewick Pumping Station (IMAGE: Papplewick Association)

Papplewick Pumping Station will receive £518,000 from the Museum Estate and Development Fund and the funds.

This cash is now much needed after the site was placed on Historic England’s Heritage at Risk list last year.

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£50,586 of the fund has also been awarded to Inspire Libraries and £469,992 to Wollaton Hall in Notts

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  1. A lot of money to encourage people to access the arts when the foodbank down the road in Arnold has given out over 40000 meals to people in need

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