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Councillor for Telford and Wrekin, Bill McClements, says the £12 million grant from the Government will greatly help the Ironbridge Gorge. But he added that the whole project will cost around £80 million.
Ironbridge Gorge, regarded as the cradle of the industrial revolution, has been saved by a multi-million pound government grant.
Paul Gossage, from The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, says the money will help to protect the heritage of the site for future generations.