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Restoring Leith

Shop owners and residents in Leith are being urged to take advantage of a £200,000 grant to restore shop fronts and buildings to their former glory. The money has come through the Heritage Lottery Fund with £100,000 set aside for shop fronts and £100,000 for building restoration. It is part of the wider £6m Leith Townscape Heritage Initiative which [...]

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In late June, after a year of building work, the Hindu Mandir Cultural Centre re-opened. The extensive works have involved stonework and roofing repairs, installing a new lift, and heating and lighting improvements. The project was undertaken through the Leith Townscape Heritage Initiative, and financed through the National Lottery, along with funding from Historic Scotland, [...]

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