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2 October 2007

Members appointed to the Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland

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Linda Fabiani, Minister for Europe, External Affairs and Culture today announced the appointment of four new members to the Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland (HEACS). Eila Macqueen, Dr Colin Martin, Colin McLean and Dr Richard Oram join the eight existing members of HEACS, an advisory Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) which provides Scottish Ministers with strategic advice on the historic environment.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=17256

2 October 2007

Safeguarding Scotland's architectural heritage

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Stone has been crucial in shaping Scotland’s architectural landscape throughout history and continues to do so. The demand for stone in new build construction, as well as repairs to the country’s historic buildings, is a testament to its durability and beauty. However, without a commitment to training, investment and better understanding, this unique piece of Scotland’s character could be lost.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=19001

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

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