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

12 December 2007

Dumbarton's Tobacco Gifts To Troops

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There’s a long tradition of sending festive treats to our troops overseas but ideas on the ideal gift have undergone a radical change. This is clearly demonstrated by a little painted tin bearing the cheerful message ‘Frae Scots tae Scots’ which is on display at Dumbarton Castle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13562

11 December 2007

Historic Environment Audit Goes Online

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Historic Scotland has today (Tuesday) published a report detailing what we currently know about the state of the country’s historic environment. The report, A Review of existing information for Scotland’s Historic Environment Audit, is available from www.heritageaudit.org.uk/findings and will form the basis for an ongoing programme of audit of the care, maintenance and required investment in the historic environment.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13566

7 December 2007

Historic Scotland and Glasgow Met strengthen partnership

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Traditional Skills training has received a boost from Glasgow Metropolitan College and Historic Scotland with the appointment of a new Teaching Fellow. The appointment will ensure that students have the opportunity to learn about traditional building skills and how to maintain existing buildings as well as new-build technology.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=19006

4 December 2007

Dragon’s Den event to bring Edinburgh and Glasgow closer

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Tourism leaders are backing a Dragon's Den-style event to bring Edinburgh and Glasgow closer together. The idea is included in a new strategy document launched today by the Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG).

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17086

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/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=13803

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