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26 June 2009

Consultation on Listed Buildings Consent

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Culture Minister Michael Russell today (Thursday, 25 June 2009) launched a consultation looking at devolving greater responsibility for listed building consent to local authorities. It follows a successful pilot scheme where Perth and Kinross, Glasgow City and City of Edinburgh councils were able to issue listed building consent for B-listed buildings without the need to notify Historic Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24219

26 June 2009

OBE For Champion Of The Antonine Wall

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David Breeze, the driving force behind the successful bid for the Antonine Wall to be granted World Heritage Site status, has been awarded an OBE. Dr Breeze, who works for Historic Scotland, is a renowned expert on the history, archaeology and conservation of the all – which once formed the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24222

25 June 2009

Go wild at Tantallon!

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Tantallon Castle – the formidable stronghold set on cliffs overlooking the the Firth of Forth - has endured countless sieges through the ages and witnessed many wild times - but this weekend, the castle is hosting a ‘wild event’ with a difference. On Sunday 28th June, Tantallon Goes Wild! welcomes all ages to take part in a series of family-aimed nature-appreciation activities from 11am – 3pm. Organised by Historic Scotland’s Ranger Service, the varied programme includes guided walks every hour, mammal trails, environmental art and hands-on activities.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24208

25 June 2009

Put that Playstation down and become a nature detective!

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Historic Scotland’s Rangers Service is recruiting young nature detectives for school holiday events at two outstanding historic sites - Linlithgow Peel and Blackness Castle. The Rangers have planned a host of exciting outdoors activities for primary-class children, with fun hands-on Tuesday morning sessions at both sites aimed at encouraging and enabling youngsters to learn about and appreciate wildlife and the natural environment.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24209

25 June 2009

Linlithgow - A palace fit for a Queen

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If Mary Queen of Scots is one of the heroines of history whom you’d most like to meet, then here’s your opportunity. Join us at Linlithgow Palace for A Queen’s Progress and you’ll not only have a chance to meet the monarch, but also be able to find out how this magnificent royal residence would have prepared for a regal visit by Mary and her entourage. On Saturday 4th and Wednesday 22nd July and Saturday 8th and Friday 21st August, visitors to the splendid Renaissance ruins of Linlithgow Palace are invited to meet living history performers who aim to bring to life the ways in which this majestic property and favoured Stewart seat would have readied itself for the arrival and stay of Mary Queen of Scots and her party.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24213

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