Capture a Scottish Icon - Forth Bridge World Heritage Photo Competition
9 August 2013
Members of the public and particularly those who live close to the bridge are being invited to take part in a competition to capture the railway bridge in all its glory.
The competition will run from 10th August to 30th September 2013. All entries must be digital images and full details of how to enter can be found at www.forthbridgeworldheritage.com. The top prize includes a visit hosted by Network Rail to the Forth Bridge, which is not normally accessible to the public.
Forth Bridge World Heritage events
11 June 2013
Local residents and businesses can find out more about the Forth Bridge World Heritage nomination and highlight their views at special events during June/July:
Forth Bridge World Heritage bid opens for consultation
20 May 2013
The public’s views on the World Heritage nomination of the Forth Bridge is being sought through a 12-week consultation launched today.
The Forth Bridges Forum – which includes a number of local and national organisations – is keen to gather input from individuals and interested parties in support of the iconic railway bridge’s nomination. It also wants to hear people’s views on how the potential social, economic and cultural benefits of World Heritage can be managed in the local and national interest.
Scotland’s Forth Bridge invited to prepare formal World Heritage nomination
28 May 2012.
Two new sites have been recommended to go forward as the UK’s next World Heritage nominations. The Forth Bridge near Edinburgh has been invited to prepare a nomination for 2014 and Gorham’s Cave Complex in Gibraltar will go forward in 2015, in plans announced by Heritage Minister John Penrose today.