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Hi Alan - welcome to the forum.
Yes you are correct - it is possible to fit adaptors to ensure the steering wheel controls can be used but it may depend on the replacement model. Also there is no guarantee youy can retain the head-up dispay function if fitted.
There are a number of companies on-line who supply such adaptors (sometimes refered to as ISO adaptors) but whether its possible to do so within your budget I honestly don't know.
See the link below for starters - it may be worth emailing them for advice.
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Honda Civic 1.4l