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

11 May 2010

Opening up Scotland's heritage to schools

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Thousands of young people across Scotland are to benefit from an extension to a scheme which makes school trips to Scottish heritage sites more accessible.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28046

10 May 2010

£2.45m for Abbotsford

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Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop today (Monday) announced funding of £2.45m for the home of Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford. The Minister said: “Abbotsford gives us a glimpse into what life was like for Sir Walter Scott, share the beautiful inspiration he enjoyed around him and learn more about a man who is invaluable to our literary heritage.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28037

6 May 2010

Scots jet out to digitally document Mount Rushmore in 3D

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A team of heritage conservators and digital design experts from Historic Scotland and the Digital Design Studio at the Glasgow School of Art are leaving Scotland on Friday, 7th May for the Black Hills of South Dakota to digitally record the international heritage landmark, Mount Rushmore. The project, expected to last two weeks, is the first international site the team will scan with 3D laser scanners as part of the Scottish 10 - an ambitious five-year project to use cutting edge technology to create exceptionally accurate digital models of Scotland’s five UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites and five international sites.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=28019

5 May 2010

Historic environment protection

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Culture and External Affairs Minister Fiona Hyslop has introduced the Historic Environment Amendment Bill (Scotland) 2010 to parliament. The Bill, published on Wednesday, will amend provisions in the existing Listed Building and Conservation Areas (Scotland) Act 1997, the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 and the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953. It will:

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=27984

30 April 2010

Historic Scotland Stonemasons to train young people in Harlem

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Historic Scotland stonemasons are travelling to the United States this weekend to help train young people in Harlem, New York. Kenny McCaffrey from Cupar and Malcolm Hutcheon from Inch will work with young people learning masonry and preservation skills through the Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC). One of the key aims of ADC is to achieve revitalisation of the community through focussing on the physical infrastructure.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=27935

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