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24 August 2009

Historic Scotland membership hit an all-time high following Homecoming campaign

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Minister for Culture, the Constitution and External Affairs Michael Russell has congratulated Historic Scotland as its membership figures hit 100,000 for the first time. The record-breaking numbers have been achieved following a special offer on Historic Scotland membership. The offer was a key component of the agency’s contribution to the 2009 Year of Homecoming. The aim was to give Scottish people and families the opportunity to see Historic Scotland’s properties and events, all year long. The offer, which was promoted through a major marketing campaign, gave 18 months’ membership for the price of 12. In addition to the 6 free months, membership with Historic Scotland - for a whole family costs only 6.16 a month.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24858

24 August 2009

Historic Scotland Membership - Hit All-Time High Following Homecoming Campaign

Media Releases

Minister for Culture, the Constitution and External Affairs Michael Russell has congratulated Historic Scotland as its membership figures hit 100,000 for the first time. The record-breaking numbers have been achieved following a special offer on Historic Scotland membership. The offer was a key component of the agency’s contribution to the 2009 Year of Homecoming.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24860

24 August 2009

Oak Jetty To Improve Urquhart Access

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A new oak jetty will be built at Urquhart Castle this winter to provide easier access for visitors arriving on Loch Ness cruise boats. Boats are currently using a temporary pontoon which was put in place by Historic Scotland after an inspection of the existing jetty found it was no longer fit for purpose.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24866

21 August 2009

A Day Out At Doune For Chernobyl Children: Belarus Youngsters On A Break In Ayrshire

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Stunning Stirlingshire stronghold Doune Castle welcomed a special party of young visitors last week – a group of children from Belarus.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24849

21 August 2009

Minister announces Orkney Venus - Discovery of Scotland's earliest carving of a person

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When archaeologists carefully brushed away the mud from a small piece of Neolithic carved sandstone they found Scotland’s earliest human face staring back at them. The human figurine from Historic Scotland’s excavation at the Links of Noltland on the Orkney island of Westray is a find of astonishing rarity. Measuring just 3.5cm by 3cm it is the only known Neolithic carving of a human form to have been discovered in Scotland – with only two others in the whole of the British mainland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24850

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