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16 November 2007

Lend A Hand At Linlithgow Peel

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Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service is inviting volunteers to come along this Sunday, 18 November 2007 and help out with its important work around the Peel, the Royal Park beside the magnificent Linlithgow Palace. The volunteers, who must be 16 or over, will be getting involved in a range of tasks such path building, grassland work and hedge and tree planting.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17253

12 November 2007

Traditional skills qualification launched

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Culture Minister Linda Fabiani MSP today launched the first qualification in masonry conservation in Scotland. Speaking at Trades Hall in Glasgow, Ms Fabiani said: “Scotland’s architecture plays a vital role in our identity, culture and heritage and it is imperative that we maintain it. To do this we have to make sure that the people working on our built heritage are appropriately trained and qualified”.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=18910

7 November 2007

Auchindoun Castle Reopens To Public

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The medieval hill-top fortress near Dufftown, in Moray, was closed in the 1960s due to the danger from falling masonry. In the 1980s, the gaps in the curtain wall were blocked to provide more of a physical barrier to access. The reopening means people are able to explore the castle at their leisure.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17254

2 November 2007

Local talent focuses on Arbroath Abbey

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Friday 2nd November, sees the launch of a special exhibition at Arbroath Abbey Visitor Centre showcasing the photographic talents of local children and adults. The event marks the culmination of the Arbroath Abbey Photography Project, run by Historic Scotland and now in its third year.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17255

1 November 2007

Cairngorms national park exhibition

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The rich architectural heritage of the Cairngorms National Park is to be celebrated in a new exhibition. The display, and an accompanying booklet, has been created by the Historic Scotland listing team and follows a resurvey of buildings of special architectural or historic interest in this famously scenic area.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=19015

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