Historic Environment Scotland

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An award of £5.2 million from UK charity, the Hamish Ogston Foundation to Historic Environment Scotland (HES) will fund a new traditional skills training programme, giving a much-needed boost to the specialist skills needed to conserve and maintain Scotland’s historic built environment.

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The transition to net zero, resilient communities and places, and the wellbeing economy are at the heart of the new five-year strategy for Scotland’s historic environment sector. Launched by Christina McKelvie, minister for culture, Europe and international development, and led by Histori

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Work got underway at Irvine’s Seagate Castle this week to help protect the remaining structure at the historic site. The castle is near the River Irvine and overlooks Irvine’s oldest street, Seagate, and is an important part of the town’s heritage.

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Six local authorities have been confirmed for the Key Agencies Group collaborative support offer following today’s release of the new Scottish Government guidance for producing Local Development Plans (LDPs). Pilot work on the Collaborative Local Development Plan Offer will be taken forward wi

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Culture secretary Angus Robertson announced in Govan yesterday that eight communities across Scotland are set to benefit from £863,050 funding, awarded by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and the National Lottery Heritage Fund. HES and the Heritage Fund have joined forces to jointly provide

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Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has discovered the buried remains of a Roman fortlet that once stood next to the Antonine Wall in West Dunbartonshire. The Fortlet was built next to the Antonine Wall, the frontier that the Romans constructed across central Scotland, and was thought lost in the mi

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A £1.1 million project to repair and refurbish the stonework and surrounding gardens at the historic Preston Tower in Prestonpans is making good progress.

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A lunchtime talk by conservation-accredited engineer Steve Wood about the engineering aspects of the £1.5 million project to conserve, repair and adapt the A-listed Inverkeithing Town House will take place later this month. The event is at 12 noon on Wednesday 22 March at the Charlestown Works

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