ToniaThe Leather Conservation Centre has been selected to host an ICON-HLF intem. The internship is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund Training Bursaries Programme and is organised by ICON (UK Institute of Conservation). Tonya Outtram has joined the Centre on a 12 months funded internship. Tonya graduated from the MA Conservation programme at Lincoln University earlier this year. Tonya will work alongside the conservators at the Centre learning practical, scientiﬁc, technical and academic aspects of leather conservation.
Aline Angus has decided not to return to work following her maternity leave but has decided to be a full time Mum to her two young children. Yvette Fletcher, who as Acting Head has now been appointed Head of Conservation.
Our new Graduate Intern, Andrea Fingland, will be working with us for the next three months. She recently completed the MA at Lincoln in Conservation of Historic Objects.