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

8 July 2009

Photocall Notice - Concerts at Edinburgh Castle

Media Releases

Crosby, Stills and Nash, Saturday 11th July Duran Duran, Thursday 16th July Support act : Florence and the Machine Simple Minds, Saturday 18th July

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24348

8 July 2009

Life Below Stairs At Craigmillar Castle

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Visitors to Craigmillar Castle this weekend can find out what life was like for a 16th-century steward preparing for a visit by his laird. Back in 1570 Malcolm Stewart had the weighty responsibility for running the household and estate for his master, Sir Simon Preston. As a man of wealth and power Sir Simon was often away enjoying his other residences, but news has just arrived that he’s arriving soon and expects everything to be ready.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24372

6 July 2009

Kids go free at Jedburgh and Dryburgh

Media Releases

Children will be able to enjoy the wonderful Jedburgh and Dryburgh abbeys for free from 6 to 12 July. They are among the finest medieval abbeys remaining in Scotland, with rich histories and beautiful settings. The special offer is being made by Historic Scotland in support of the annual Jedburgh Festival.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24306

6 July 2009

Rediscovering Melrose Parish

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Historic Scotland inspectors are to visit the Parish of Melrose to identify the important buildings and to review existing listings. The team will visit the parish looking for buildings that merit listing while giving a fresh appraisal to properties already on the list. This will ensure the area has the appropriate statutory protection. Head of Listing Dr Deborah Mays, said: “Whilst the burgh of Melrose was assessed previously, the wider parish has not been comprehensively surveyed since 1971. The parish has a long history of farming and is peppered with historic villages such as Newtown St Boswells and Gattonside, and fine estates including Abbotsford.”

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24317

3 July 2009

Esplanade Traffic Reduction Pilot Starts

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A three-week trial project designed to reduce the traffic on the Edinburgh Castle esplanade and Castlehill is due to start on 6 July. It aims to create a more pleasant environment for visitors on the approaches to Scotland’s premier paid-for attraction. Coach movements will be halved with visitors being dropped off on the esplanade but collected from Johnston Terrace.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24301

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