A UTTOXETER museum has hit the jackpot with a £30,000 donation that unlocks vital lottery funding.
Support from digger giants JCB has proved key to Redfern’s Cottage achieving £50,000 partnership funding for a project to transform the much-loved heritage centre.
Thanks to the match funding target being reached, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has now awarded the project a National Lottery grant of £988,400.
The cash injection will see the 400-year-old Carter Street Museum of Uttoxeter Life renovated and developed to a whole new level.
Developments include a new café, community life zone and interactive galleries on domestic life, the Civil War, markets, and the making of the modern town, along with a new sensory garden.
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