Local History

Discover the history of your local area with events, features, news and travel guides focusing on different regions of Scotland.

Nominate your local history or community archive project or group for the 2015 Community Archives & Heritage ...

05/01/2015

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In a new series of audio clips and stories on the History Scotland website, we hear the recollections of World War ...

04/12/2014

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The Scottish Records Association will hold its 2014 conference on 6 November in Linlithgow, with a focus on ...

31/10/2014

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Members of Lanarkshire Family History Society have produced a new book which commemorates more than 1,200 local ...

27/10/2014

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A replica of the world's first iron hulled boat has opened to the public at Summerlee Museum of Scottish ...

04/09/2014

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Enjoy these fantastic 'then and now' views of the historic town of Linlithgow, a favourite with the Stewart ...

03/09/2014

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A 1921 time capsule, known as the ‘Postal War Memorial Shrine’, was recently opened at a special ceremony. Listen ...

27/08/2014

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Karen Nichols of Scotia Heritage introduces a new project which is breathing life into the historic Dundee Howff ...

27/08/2014

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During the late 1960s, popular singer Frankie Vaughan heard about the gang violence in the Glasgow suburb of ...

21/08/2014

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A time capsule created and sealed by Dundee postal workers in 1921 has been opened at a special ceremony, ...

21/08/2014

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The first new park to be built in Edinburgh for fifteen years has opened - on the site of the old Buttercup Farm. ...

19/08/2014

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A new exhibition at the World Heritage site of New Lanark explores how the Great War affected the women of the ...

14/08/2014

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