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Wales’ National Broadcast Archive Gets £4.7m Grant

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jun 19, 2019

A £9m project to create a national broadcast archive is set to go ahead after securing a £4.7m lottery grant. The National Heritage Lottery money follows an initial £160,000 grant awarded last year to develop the scheme.

Wales’ archive, the first of its kind in the UK, will be at four digital hubs in Aberystwyth, Wrexham, Carmarthen and Cardiff. It will house about 240,000 hours of broadcasting footage from Wales.

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