Near £29 Million Donation to Fund Apprentice Wages in Heritage Sector

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A near-£29 million donation will fund training and apprentice wage costs in a bid to rescue heritage craft skills in the UK. The donation, made by philanthropist Hamish Ogston, will provide a “sustainable, future-facing ecosystem of heritage conservation” to the sector, he said. It will fund training for up to 2,700 people across the UK and Commonwealth, and will “ensure the survival of some of the greatest historic buildings around the world”. Click here for more.