Market Harborough Museum Under Threat

Treasure May Be Lost Amid Fears Museum Set to Close

By Tim Healy

Campaigners fear a museum could close – losing its hoard of Roman treasure to the county.

They say council plans to axe all five assistants at Harborough Museum will lead to its closure.

Harborough District Council wants to save £102,500 by making the staff redundant.

Axing the assistants is part of nearly £900,000 of cuts targeted at community and cultural support being considered by the authority.

Click on the link for more of the article. Cuts, eh, and the first thing to go is...However, it seems there's a campaign to save the museum, on Facebook at least. Click HERE for more information.


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