Local History

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

A community group in Colinton, a village with close associations to author Robert Louis Stevenson, is celebrating ...

20/01/2014

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The story of Captain Robin Hutchison, an experienced ship's master who served on the Clyde for 35 years, and ...

13/01/2014

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Edinburgh World Heritage has announced that it is to launch a fundraising campaign to raise money for conservation ...

06/01/2014

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A group of students will lead the excavation of a 200-year-old lock flight which will be brought back to life as a ...

19/11/2013

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An ancient oak tree in Perthshire which inspired the work of Scottish composer Niel Gow is to be entered into the ...

12/11/2013

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A footbridge built in 1897 to commemorate the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria has received a £20,000 ...

22/10/2013

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Previously... Scotland's History Festival presents three family history and genealogy events in association ...

18/10/2013

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A suitcase containing rare maritime drawings by artist Hector French, showing the port of Leith, has been donated ...

12/10/2013

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Willie More tells the story of the day he watched the launch of the QE2 from its home on the Clyde.

09/10/2013

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Members of the public are being invited to contribute photographs and information about sites around Scotland ...

24/09/2013

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Author Nuala Naughton shares her memories of the heyday of The Barrowland Ballroom, one of Glasgow's top live ...

16/09/2013

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The UK's single central facility for understanding and commemorating the mining industry has opened at the ...

13/09/2013

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