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14 November 2011

Partnership supporting Scotland's aluminium industry

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Rio Tinto Alcan has signed up to a pioneering partnership with local and national government as part of its plans for ongoing maintenance and expansion at its highland smelter and hydro power stations at Lochaber and Kinlochleven over the next five years. Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop, met with staff from the company along with representatives from The Highland Council and Historic Scotland to hear about how they have worked together to simplify the planning process associated with the modernisation currently being carried out by Rio Tinto Alcan at its Lochaber power station.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=33736

14 November 2011

Youngsters to experience years gone by at Urquhart Castle

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Urquhart Castle is giving youngsters the chance to experience castle life in years gone by this winter. Starting from this Saturday, 19th November, Historic Scotland is launching a winter children’s workshop series which will run one weekend a month from November-March.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=33755

10 November 2011

Traditional building skills at heart of Scotland's construction industry, says Fiona Hyslop

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Historic Scotland has launched its campaign to recruit 30 additional apprentices in traditional building skills - stonemasonry, joinery and painting – that are crucial to Scotland’s construction industry. The announcement was made by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop who will later today highlight the importance of traditional building skills, and the contribution they make to the Scottish economy, in a Scottish Parliament Debate.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=33724

8 November 2011

Views sought on marine heritage protection

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The way that we protect Scotland’s historic shipwrecks and other marine heritage sites is being updated and Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop has urged people to make their views heard. Historic Scotland is consulting on guidelines and operational strategy for implementing new marine legislation that is changing how Scotland protects its outstanding marine environment.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=33721

7 November 2011

Heritage attractions open doors for free

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Over 40 of Scotland’s top heritage attractions will be opening their doors for free this November. Historic Scotland is once again offering free admission to its winter ticketed attractions including Scotland’s number one tourist attraction, Edinburgh Castle, the newly refurbished renaissance palace at Stirling Castle, and Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness as part of its St. Andrews ‘Visit For Free’ programme.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=33711

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