Union Chain Bridge schemes scoops National Lottery grant

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    Northumberland County Council, 23 March 2018. "A significant step has been taken in the campaign to secure the status of the historic Union Chain Bridge which spans the River Tweed between Horncliffe in England and Fishwick in Scotland. A first round Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid by Scottish Borders Council (SBC), Northumberland County Council (NCC), Woodhorn Charitable Trust and community group Friends of the Union Chain Bridge was approved this week. The project has secured a £360,000 development grant. It means the £7.3million project can now move into a one year development phase to progress the scheme further, ahead of a second round submission. Built by Captain Samuel Brown in 1820, the Union Chain Bridge is currently the oldest operational suspension bridge in the world still carrying vehicles....."
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    Link: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/News/2018/Mar/Union-Chain-Bridge-schemes-scoops-National-Lottery.aspx
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