Portsmouth museum’s butterflies could get new £130,000 home

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PLANS have been unveiled to create a new Butterfly House at a Portsmouth museum.

A council report says the existing wildlife facility at Cumberland House Museum has been in operation since the 1970s. And while it is a popular attraction, drawing in families, a survey has identified it’s now become ‘beyond economic repair’ and needs to be made more ‘butterfly friendly’.

Tory culture boss, Cllr Linda Symes, will consider whether to release £130,000 of funding to pay for a replacement at a public meeting on Friday, December 9.

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