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31 March 2011

Meet the most famous Mother in Scottish History - and treat your own like a Queen

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This Sunday, celebrate Mother’s Day at Edinburgh Castle - and come face to face with Scottish history's most famous mother, Mary Queen of Scots. In 1566, Mary gave birth at the castle to her only child – a son who grew up to unite the crowns of Scotland and England and rule as King James VI and I.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=31509

22 March 2011

Tam O'shanter's Brig O' Doon repairs considered

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Historic Scotland has indicated that it would will support repairs to the medieval bridge which is the setting of the final verse of Robert Burns’ Tam o’ Shanter.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=31129

21 March 2011

Apprenticeships are key to the country's economic recovery

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Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop has announced 30 new traditional building apprenticeships as part of the Government’s strategy to put traditional building skills at the heart of Scotland’s construction industry and boost economic recovery. The strategy ‘Traditional Building Skills: A strategy for sustaining and developing traditional building skills in Scotland’ has been developed by Historic Scotland with Skills Development Scotland, Sector Skills Council and Construction Skills.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=31051

21 March 2011

Historic Scotland launches consultation on Gaelic language plan

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Historic Scotland is to begin consultation on its Gaelic Language Plan from today (Monday 21st March).

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=31062

21 March 2011

Scotland's five world heritage sites come together to celebrate World Heritage Day

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Scotland’s five world heritage sites will come together for the first time in a series of interactive events to mark World Heritage Day. The day will see people across Scotland celebrate each of the country’s world heritage sites – Edinburgh Old and New Town, New Lanark, Heart of Neolithic Orkney, The Antonine Wall and St. Kilda.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=31088

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