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In Focus

Verdant Works It used to be said that the story of Dundee was the story of "Jam, Jute and Journalism". At its peak in the 1860s and 1870s the jute processing industry in Dundee employed some 50,000 people in over 60 factories scattered across the city. Today most have been demolished or converted to other uses. Not quite all of them, though. The Verdant Works lies just to the west of Dundee city centre and serves as a museum celebrating Dundee's jute industry. ( More ...)

On This Day

23 August 1305: The trial and execution in London of Sir William Wallace, one time Guardian of Scotland.

23 August 1614: Forces under the command of the Earl of Caithness land on Orkney to suppress a revolt by Robert Stewart, son of Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney.

23 August 1913: Work begins on the rebuilding of Eilean Donan Castle. It will take until 1932 to complete.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the lovely Dundrennan Abbey, a Historic Environment Scotland property in Dumfries & Galloway; and a view across Upper Loch Torridon of the majestic Beinn Alligin.

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