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22 January 2010

UK to put forward 'fewer and fitter' places for future UNESCO World Heritage Site designation

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A competition to find more cultural and natural heritage places of global importance , which are fit to become future UK World Heritage Sites, was launched today by Culture Minister Margaret Hodge. In future the Government will put forward fewer sites for consideration by UNESCO, with a streamlined application system to help ensure success.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26578

15 January 2010

Late medieval defences uncovered during tattoo works at Edinburgh Castle

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Late medieval walls and the foundations of what appears to be a military spur, which formed part of the outer defences at Edinburgh Castle, have been uncovered by archaeologists on the castle esplanade. The defences which date from at least the 16th century were discovered during the ongoing foundation works for the new tattoo stands.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26409

7 January 2010

Historic Scotland and HLF grants bring New Year Cheer to Churches

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Five distinguished churches and one cathedral are to have urgent and essential repairs carried out thanks to a funding package announced today by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Scotland. From an exposed cliff side location to the urban inner city landscape, from Romanesque to Gothic Revival, each one is of important architectural merit and in need of attention.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26385

7 January 2010

Winter safety in Holyrood Park

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It’s that time of year again when children and adults alike are keen to get out and about and enjoy the seasonal snow. With sledging, snowmen and snowball fights on the agenda during these cold winter months Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service is urging people to take care while out having some winter fun in Holyrood Park.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26403

29 December 2009

A Happy Old Year at Stirling Castle

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Stirling Castle celebrates New Year in Victorian style, with a special event on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd January 2010, from noon to 3.30pm. You can follow in the footsteps of Queen Victoria and be transported back to the 19th century to discover a very different Victoriana Stirling Castle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=26365

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