The State Service for Cultural Heritage granted a total of 54.5 million euros in subsidies to the owners of national monuments for their maintenance and conservation. The largest subsidies went to two important and historical churches
Dutch provinces are calling on the government for more money to maintain national monuments. Without a realistic budget, many monuments may go lost, according to inter-provincial association IPO
Minister Jet Bussemaker of Education, Culture and Sports has made 10 million euros available to help solve the problem of how to make national monuments in the Netherlands more sustainable. This money will be given to 10 monuments in the next two years as contribution to find innovative energy saving measures.
Some one hundred and fifty residents of northern Groningen are taking the Dutch Petroleum Maatschappij ( NAM )to court over the value drop of their home, reported the NOS Wednesday.