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

6 February 2009

Regeneration boost for historic communities

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Nine historic communities across Scotland will benefit from more than £5 million, Culture Minister Linda Fabiani announced today (Friday, 6 February). Announcing the latest round of Historic Scotland’s Conservation Area Regeneration Schemes (CARS), the Minister said: “These grants provide vital support for councils who want to breathe new life into areas that have not had the means to do so in recent years.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21705

3 February 2009

Edinburgh Castle celebrates this year's one millionth visitor

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Historic Scotland’s flagship attraction Edinburgh Castle is celebrating after welcoming its one millionth visitor through the door for the current financial year. Edinburgh Castle attracts 1.2 million visitors per year and despite the tough financial times; the castle continues to attract visitors from around the world.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21677

2 February 2009

Mary, Queen of Scots goes to jail

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A Scottish queen has been sharing her experiences of life as a prisoner with women inmates of today. The initiative is part of an adult learning project being jointly organised by Historic Scotland, Stirling Council, Edinburgh Lothian and Borders Criminal Justice Authority, Carnegie College and the prison service.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21662

2 February 2009

Mysterious hole in Broughty Green to be investigated

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Historic Scotland is due to begin an excavation at Broughty Castle Green in Broughty Ferry this week. The agency has commissioned archaeological excavations to investigate the cause of a hole which has opened up on the castle green.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21663

23 January 2009

Historic Scotland sponsor heritage award

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Do you know a young person with a passion for the historic environment? Maybe they speak proudly about the beauty of Scotland’s castles, perhaps they devote their time to helping others discover history or brave the elements to take part in archaeological digs. These are the very people that Historic Scotland is looking for to enter the Heritage category in this year’s Young Scot Awards.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21627

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