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16 July 2007

Branching Out

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Lovers of trees are in for a treat at two of the finest heritage sites in the Lothians. Dirleton Castle, near North Berwick, one of the oldest surviving castles in Scotland, and Seton Collegiate Church, an attractive ecclesiastical building near Cockenzie, both boast beautiful gardens and grounds planted with a rich variety of historic trees. This July and August, a series of special guided tours has been arranged to give visitors an opportunity to learn about the arboricultural heritage of both of these fascinating sites, their practical uses and associated folklore.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17308

13 July 2007

Gassing About Biggar

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Before the days of North Sea gas, Scotland relied on a network of small gas works throughout the country to bring light to millions of homes. An important part of our industrial and social heritage, these vital facilities used to be familiar sights in Scottish towns. Nowadays they have all but disappeared.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17310

11 July 2007

Castle Rocks

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The firing of the One O’clock Gun will not be the only magnificent sound emanating from the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle this weekend as some of the world’s greatest performers, past, present and future descend on Scotland’s capital city to play in this, one of the country’s most breathtaking venues.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17491

27 June 2007

Dumfries House saved for the nation

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Dumfries House, one of the UK’s most important 18th century classical houses, has been saved for the nation by a group of organizations and individuals brought together by The Prince of Wales. They have agreed to fund the acquisition of the house, its contents and adjoining land for the public benefit.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18888

26 June 2007

Butterflies become child’s play at park’s art event

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This Sunday, local children will have the opportunity to take part in a fun and free art event at Edinburgh’s largest and most popular green space – Holyrood Park. The Park Ranger Service is inviting 6 to 10 year olds to drop in between 11am to 3pm on 1 July 2007 and get creative in a variety of butterfly-themed art activities.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17487

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