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Sir Peter Luff

Sir Peter Luff

Heritage Lottery Fund on giving everyone a stake in heritage

November 5, 2015 — National Lottery

At the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) we never forget that our entire budget comes from the National Lottery playing public. People of all ages, from all walks of life, are the ones that enable us to support heritage projects right across the UK. And it’s essential that they feel they’re directly benefiting from that investment.Our primary aim is…

HMS M.33: an incredible story of survival from Gallipoli

August 4, 2015 — First World War

On 7th August, the only ship to survive from the 1915 Gallipoli campaign, HMS M.33, will open to the public for the first time following a major National Lottery funded restoration. The Heritage Lottery Fund invested almost £2 million in the project and the Fund’s Chair Sir Peter Luff, talks about his personal connection to the…

Pushing the boundaries of heritage

May 20, 2015 — National Lottery

As the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) announces almost £100million of National Lottery funding to transform nine major heritage sites across the UK, the Fund’s new Chair Sir Peter Luff explains why he is particularly pleased that five are dedicated to our rich scientific and industrial heritage.When I told people about my new appointment as the…