News & blog

All the latest news about Scotland’s Urban Past, our upcoming events and project updates.

We regularly update this page with the news from Scotland’s Urban Past (SUP), the latest findings from our community projects, information about our upcoming events and guest blog posts from our online community of Urban Detectives.

You can also become a guest blogger yourself.

Press release Thursday 15 September 2016: Shortlist for second annual Scottish Heritage Angel Awards announced
Guest blogger Bob Cant describes his discovery of gay Dundee in the 1970s.
Charlotte Johnson tells us how Newbattle Abbey College, Dalkeith, are delving in to their fascinating military past.
Press release, Thursday 3 December 2015: The search is on to find Scotland's best civic project and civic champion for 2015!
Audience Development Officer Carol Stobie talks about the recent Scotland's Community Heritage Conference 2015 and highlights some of the community-led projects who presented at the event.
This blog post by Hetty Lancaster looks at some inspirational community groups who save, protect and promote their local urban heritage.
Press release, Friday 29 September 2015: Scotland’s first ‘Heritage Angels’ have been named at an inaugural awards ceremony.
This blog post by Carol Stobie summarises Scotland's Urban Past in Aberdeen and some of the ideas that came out of the event on Tuesday 1 September 2015.
Discover more about the history of Tain and working with Scotland's Urban Past in this blog post by Richard Littlewood.
Press release, Friday 5 June 2015: New project launched to celebrate Scotland’s diverse urban landscape.