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Repreive for Dundee University Botanic Garden

5 November 2007

The court of Dundee University court has pledged to keep its botanic garden open, ending months of speculation about its long-term future.

However, the university will pay £75,000 a year less towards the upkeep of the garden.

To compensate, the botanic garden will have to find a way to increase visitor numbers, increase its commercial income from retail outlets and introduce car parking charges.

Read the full story on the local paper's website

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