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.

In 2018, Scotland's Urban Past returned to Shetland to work alongside Archaeology Shetland in recording the extensive World War defences which surround the harbour town of Lerwick.
100 years since women's suffrage Aberdeen Women's Alliance member Fiona Rennie remembers a formidable but forgotten suffragette.
A joint Scotland's Urban Past and HES youth project has won a national heritage award.
Tom Crowther and Mark Scott have been delivering training for the Dementia Toilets Project
The Director of The Ridge, Kate Darrah, writes about SUP's work at Black Bull Close and the Backlands