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1 December 2007

Celebrate The Solstice At Maeshowe

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The darkest days of winter are when the ancient Maeshowe tomb on Orkney is at its most enigmatic. Its Neolithic builders went to great lengths to ensure that something remarkable would happen either side of the winter solstice. The tomb is orientated so the rays of the setting sun reach in and along the entrance passage and illuminate the main chamber.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=13803

29 November 2007

First Minister waives flag for free admission St Andrew's Day

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Scots around the world are preparing once more for celebrations to mark St Andrew’s Day and Historic Scotland will welcome everyone for free on the national day at 45 iconic attractions.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17088

28 November 2007

Historic Scotland repair Bute ironwork

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A rare ironwork canopy in Bute is to be removed and repaired by Historic Scotland. The decorative entranceway has been damaged by the elements over the years and the Scottish Government agency is stepping in to restore it to its former glory.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=18995

27 November 2007

Christmas Comes To Scotland's Favourite Castle

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The stunning surroundings of two of Scotland’s best-loved and most majestic strongholds provide a magical setting for family afternoons of festive fun to celebrate the season of goodwill.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17089

26 November 2007

Veterans unveil memorial bench to mark 40th anniversary of Aden withdrawal

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Veterans are to unveil a memorial bench at Edinburgh Castle to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the British withdrawal from Aden. Thousands of service personnel and civilians spent time in the former colony which is now part of Yemen.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17090

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