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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

25 June 2007

Bill's crowning glory

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On 30 June 2007, spectators all over the country and beyond will once again witness the rare and unique procession of the Scottish crown as it leaves its home at Edinburgh Castle and goes down the Royal Mile to take pride of place at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in the attendance of HM The Queen. However, as the Commissioners of the Regalia begin the task of signing over this beautiful symbol of Scottish sovereignty to the care of the Duke of Hamilton for the day, there will be one man who will be able to sit back and relax knowing his role in the proceedings is complete.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17484

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