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Historic Scotland Marks St Andrews 2010 With Free Days

Submitted by edg on Fri, 26 Nov '10 9.04am

Historic Scotland is offering free entrance to many of its sites in the run up to St Andrew's Day. For the past four years, the government heritage agency has opened its doors for free at a wide range of its properties as part of a special Scotland-wide St Andrew’s Day promotion.

Scottish Shale Oil Exhibition Wins Recognition

Submitted by edg on Fri, 8 Oct '10 7.34am

Museums Galleries Scotland have announced that a museum collection which tells the story of the Scottish shale oil industry has been unveiled as the 37th Recognised Collection of National Significa

Shocking Bathing Waters in Scotland, Again

Submitted by jjma on Thu, 16 Sep '10 11.50pm

Surfers against Sewage have brought to the public's attention environmental issues on our coastline for over a decade. Recently, they have carried out checks on Scottish beaches and were dismayed with their findings. Thirteen beaches recorded sample failures while four beaches failed outright to reach bathing water standards that are 34 years old.