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Thursday, 27 January 2011

News Clipping: Plans to upgrade Hardy's Dorset birthplace on course

Plans to improve facilities near Thomas Hardy's Dorset birthplace have been given a £40,000 boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Thorncombe Woods is 26 hectares [64 acres] of ancient woodland near Hardy's cottage at Higher Bockhampton. Dorset County Council and the National Trust will use the award to develop their proposals for the woods in order to win a further £400,000 from the HLF.

READ MORE - Source: BBC News

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