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19 June 2009

Famous Dunadd Carvings revealed for first time in 30 years

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Evocative carvings at what was believed to be the inauguration site of the ancient kings of Dal Riata have been revealed for the first time in 30 years. Experts from Historic Scotland removed the concrete replica which covers the carved rock at the Dunadd hillfort, in Kilmartin Glen, during a week-long conservation project at the start of June.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24182

18 June 2009

Scotland's Heritage Celebrates European Glory

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One of Scotland’s leading architectural historians has been awarded The European Heritage Awards’ highest accolade. Professor David Walker OBE will receive the prize for his dedicated service to heritage. The 2009 Awards have also recognised three Scottish heritage projects for their conservation work.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=24159

9 June 2009

Stanley Mills Earns Fifth Accolade

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The Stanley Mills water mill complex beside the River Tay has picked up a fifth accolade for excellence in conservation. The recent Scottish Design Awards 2009 saw it take the title for the best re-use of a listed building. Judges made the award to LDN Architects – hired by Historic Scotland to create a visitor and education centre in the oldest parts of the complex – the Bell Mill and the Mid Mill.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=23707

9 June 2009

Junior Guides Bring Western Isles History to Life at the Black House

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Scotland’s wealth of wonderful heritage sites provides outstanding learning opportunities for all ages, and an extensive programme of Historic Scotland initiatives is designed to make the most of this unique educational resource. One of the most innovative is the Junior Tour Guide scheme operated by Historic Scotland’s Education Unit. Based on involving children and developing long-term partnerships with primary schools, this involves training pupils to deliver guided tours of their local historic site to visiting primary school groups. The scheme has proved extremely popular at a number of historic sites throughout the country including Edinburgh Castle, Linlithgow Palace, Claypotts Castle, Stanley Mills and Iona Abbey. And now it is being extended to include The Western Isles with Junior Guides at the Black House at Arnol.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=23721

3 June 2009

Statement on the Odeon Cinema, Clerk Street, Edinburgh

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Michael Russell, Culture Minister, said: “The application concerning the Odeon on Clerk Street has attracted a lot of attention, from both those who would like to see its auditorium retained and those who believe it should be adapted for a new use. The last thing I would want to see is for this process to go on indefinitely, but this is a complex case and it is important that all aspects of the application are fully and independently considered to determine the best way forward. It is for that reason I have called in this application for decision by Scottish Ministers."

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=23586

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