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26 November 2008

Minister waives flag for free admission all weekend for St Andrews Day

Media Releases

As Scots prepare to celebrate their national day, Minister for Europe, External Affairs and Culture Linda Fabiani has announced free entry to Historic Scotland visitor attractions across Scotland on the last weekend of November. Admission charges were waived at sites on 30 November 2007. This year, the heritage agency has gone one step further by opening up 45 attractions across Scotland for free on 29 and 30 November. In line with Scottish Government initiatives, this is clear support in marking St Andrew’s Day as a national day for Scotland.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21197

25 November 2008

Minister marks masonry students' success

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Culture Minister Linda Fabiani today (Tuesday 25 November) met construction trainees who have benefited from a partnership between Historic Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The trainees were given bursaries to support them while they undertook the National Progression Award in the Conservation of Masonry.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21195

25 November 2008

Historic Scotland addresses energy efficiency in traditional buildings

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Simple and inexpensive measures can make your home more energy efficient, a conference will hear tomorrow (Wednesday, 26 November) at The Hub in Edinburgh. Historic Scotland-lead research will show that traditional buildings are much maligned in their energy efficiency performance, and can make a positive difference to combating climate change on a range of fronts.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21196

24 November 2008

Partnership launched to support traditional skills in construction industry

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A collaboration between Historic Scotland, Constructionskills Scotland, and Scottish Qualifications Authority has been launched in a bid to tackle the skills gaps in the traditional building sector in the construction industry. The three organisations have come together, for the first time, to establish a strategic partnership which will be in force for the next four years.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21187

21 November 2008

Rediscovering Historic Perth

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Historic Scotland inspectors are to visit Perth to identify the city’s important buildings and to review existing listings. The team will visit the city looking for buildings that merit listing while giving a fresh appraisal to properties already on the list. This will ensure that area has the appropriate statutory protection.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=21182

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