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25 September 2007

Historic buildings helping to cut carbon emissions

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Historic buildings are already helping to reduce Scotland’s carbon emissions. That is one of the key messages delivered by Culture Minister Linda Fabiani MSP at the opening of the annual conference of the Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland today (Tuesday).

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17257

25 September 2007

Stirling Tapestry Unveiled

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The third in the spectacular Hunt of the Unicorn series of tapestries being recreated for Stirling Castle is to be unveiled to the public at a special reception on 27 September 2007. Woven by hand by weavers from the West Dean Tapestry Studio within the grounds of the castle, this important work of art measures 12ft by 14ft (3.45 x 3.30 m) and will hang in the Chapel Royal.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17317

24 September 2007

Places of worship given positive future

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Five important churches will benefit for Historic Scotland grant offers announced today. Under the Places of Worship Scheme, run jointly with the Heritage Lottery Fund, Historic Scotland has offered over 500,000 in grants towards the repair and maintenance of these historic buildings.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17258

14 September 2007

Could it be magic?

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Wand-ering what to do with the children next weekend? Need something to keep them spellbound and out of mischief? Well, you can be sure Historic Scotland has a trick (or two) up its sleeve to keep them amused!

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17495

7 September 2007

Clean start for Skara Brae

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Historic Scotland conservators successfully remove graffiti from World Heritage Site. Many were shocked to learn of the vandalism of one of Europe’s most important prehistoric sites. On 14 August 2007, Historic Scotland staff were saddened to discover that stone furniture within House 1 at Skara Brae had been defaced by graffiti messages. Now, just three weeks on, Historic Scotland conservators have successfully removed any traces of the defacement, returning this hugely significant site back to normal, with no long-term damage.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17493

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