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23/3/2014
More dates for your diary at CastlehillThumbnail for article : More dates for your diary at Castlehill
Just to let you know what is going on in the near future at the Castlehill Centre, Castletown.   We have our final talk in the present series on Tuesday 15th April at 7:30pm in the Castlehill Centre.  
14/3/2014
History of Brough Harbour Goes DigitalThumbnail for article : History of Brough Harbour Goes Digital
The Brough Archive, created from photographs, artefacts and memories from the local community, was initially collected by members of Brough Bay Association, all volunteers, as part of a project to renovate the Brough Harbour in 2011.   They have since continued to update the digital archive, and last week launched an new database at Castlehill Heritage Centre where the public can view it.  
28/12/2013
Castlehill Heritage Centre Gained 3 Star Award From Visit ScotlandThumbnail for article : Castlehill Heritage Centre Gained 3 Star Award From Visit Scotland
Castlehill Heritage Centre has just been graded by Visit Scotland, and they achieved three stars at their first attempt.   Needless to say everyone at Castletown Heritage Society is delighted with the outcome - and they have already set thier sights on a higher target for next year! The grading was revealed by our Chairman, Hugh Crowden, at the Boxing Day Opening.  
29/1/2013
Caithness At War - From The Highland ArchiveThumbnail for article : Caithness At War - From The Highland Archive
A great series being published regularly at the moment at the Highland Archive web site.   Week 22: 29 January-4 February 1940 29 January 1940 On 1 February the Winter War entered its final phase when Russian forces launched a major offensive against the Finnish forces defending the Karelian Isthmus, putting them under severe pressure.