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'All categories', published between January 2001 and January 2099

1 February 2011

Communities encouraged to recognise 'Historic' achievements of young people

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Communities throughout Scotland are being encouraged to recognise the achievements of young people to care for and protect Scotland’s heritage. Historic Scotland is asking communities to nominate young people who have worked passionately to support and promote their heritage as part of this year’s Young Scot Awards.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30662

27 January 2011

1.3m Boost to Historic Buildings

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Culture and External Affairs Minister Fiona Hyslop today announced more than 1.3m for five varied heritage projects. Lews Castle, Dundee’s High Mill, Newbattle Abbey College, Balloch Castle and Alexander Scott’s Hospital have all been recognised by Historic Scotland’s Building Repair Grants.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30603

25 January 2011

Lend a hand at Linlithgow Peel and join the Big Bird Watch

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Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service at Linlithgow Peel, beside the magnificent Linlithgow Palace, is gearing up for a busy weekend of special events. The Rangers are once again inviting volunteers from the local community to support their important conservation work by taking part in their latest Volunteer Day, on Saturday 29th January.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30532

21 January 2011

New protection for the historic environment

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The Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill has been backed by Parliament, harmonising the existing legislation protecting our historic buildings and monuments.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30529

18 January 2011

Recreation of lost Renaissance royal palace masterpiece unveiled

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New Stirling Heads reveal their painted faces. Historic Scotland’s recreation of a lost Renaissance masterpiece has been welcomed by Fiona Hyslop, Minister for Culture and External Affairs. Back in the 1540s the ceiling of the King’s Inner Hall, in the royal palace of James V at Stirling Castle, was decorated with magnificent oak carvings showing the faces of kings, queens, lords, ladies, Roman emperors and ancient heroes. But the ceiling was taken down in 1777 – some of the carvings were destroyed and the rest ended up scattered throughout Scotland and England.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30497

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