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29 July 2009

Interns and Last Keeper Shine a Light on History of Kinnaird Head Lighthouse

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Two museum interns are helping preserve the memories of the last lighthouse keeper at Kinnaird Head for future generations. Graduates Victoria Thompson and Jennifer Bainbridge are being funded by Historic Scotland to work with Jim Oliver, who was made redundant in 1991, to identify hundreds of objects in the lighthouse and former keepers’ cottages at The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24642

28 July 2009

Auld Lang Syne at Stirling

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Bookings now being taken for exclusive Burns Tours of Stirling Castle. With August fast approaching, time is quickly running out to book a ticket for one of three exclusive evening tours celebrating Robert Burns’ links with Stirling Castle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24604

27 July 2009

Piper's daily welcome to Edinburgh Castle

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Roddy returns to the place which inspired his music. As the great wooden gates of Edinburgh Castle open each morning this summer the first visitors are being welcomed across the drawbridge by a lone piper. He is also playing Scottish tunes for the crowds throughout the morning in Hospital Square.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24568

27 July 2009

Battlefields given new protection

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The creation of a new Inventory to protect to Scotland’s historic battlefields was announced today by Culture Minister Michael Russell. Speaking at Killiecrankie in Perthshire on the 320th anniversary of the Battle of Killiecrankie, Michael Russell said: “The battles fought on Scottish soil still have huge resonance for many people. “The stories of those who fought and their reasons for fighting have shaped the country that we have become. The Inventory we are announcing today will mean that the important sites – now recognised as nationally important - will have to be a material consideration within the planning process should any development be proposed.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24573

22 July 2009

Minister applauds web celebration of Scotland's historic sites and great characters of the past

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Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution, MSP Michael Russell has applauded Historic Scotland’s launch of a web-based celebration of the country’s people and past as part of its contribution to the 2009 Year of Homecoming.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24557

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