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'All categories', published between January 2001 and January 2099

8 March 2011

Historic Scotland Retail Team Scoop top Industry Award

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Historic Scotland’s Retail Team have scooped the top prize at the Association of Cultural Enterprises (ACE) Awards in Cardiff. The agency beat off competition from heritage attractions and museums from across the UK, as the “Symbols of Scotland” range of products was awarded the “Best Retail Product 2010”, at the annual ACE Awards Ceremony, held at the National Museum Cardiff.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30787

4 March 2011

Would you like the keys to Edinburgh Castle?

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Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop and Tourism Minister Jim Mather are offering young people across Scotland the opportunity to take the reigns at one of the countries top tourist attractions. Historic Scotland is teaming up with Springboard Scotland to mark Scottish Tourism Careers Week (Feb 28 – Mar 7) to encourage young people with an interest in tourism and hospitality to enter a new competition The Keys to the Castle Challenge.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30769

2 March 2011

Thousands of tickets up for grabs in great giveaway

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Thousands of free tickets to some of the country’s finest and most fascinating heritage attractions are being offered in Historic Scotland’s special Spring promotion. The great ticket giveaway enables free admission on either Saturday 12th or Sunday 13th March to a huge range of outstanding historic properties and sites throughout Scotland. These include leading visitor attractions including Stirling and Urquhart Castles, Fort George, Linlithgow Palace, the Border Abbeys, and Skara Brae.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30761

2 March 2011

Renaissance Defences Rediscovered

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Archaeologists have discovered fragmentary remains of Stirling Castle’s once-mighty 16th-century outer defences. Mary of Guise, widow of James V, is believed to have brought in European experts to apply the very latest Italian military engineering techniques at the castle in the 1540s.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30764

28 February 2011

New book reveals modern Scotland's first new town was in Fraserburgh

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Historic Fraserburgh: Archaeology and Development is the latest book to be published in the Scottish Burgh Surveys. The series is funded by Historic Scotland and published jointly with the Council for British Archaeology. It aims to identify the archaeological potential of Scotland’s historic towns and to map the character of the town. Alex Salmond, First Minister said: “Fraserburgh – the Broch as we call it - has received only a little archaeological investigation but has rich potential. This book will help to inform the future management of its historic environment and to assess the implications for development.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=30756

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