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AAHT - The Ayrshire Architectural Heritage Trust
The Ayrshire Architectural Heritage Trust, working to encourage the preservation of our built heritage

Common Ground Scotland
An Ayrshire based arts organisation, one of the potential users of a refurbished monumant

East Ayrshire Council
Local authority responsible for the care of the Burns Monument.

Scottish Executive
The Scottish Executive is the devolved government for Scotland. It is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs, and transport and manages an annual budget of around 20 billion.

Scottish Parliament
This site offers a comprehensive guide to the workings of the parliament plus reports on its business. It also has areas focusing on education, history, visitor access and enquiries, and if you couldn't make along to the official opening ceremony, has a host of photographs & analysis of events throughout this historic day.

Scottish Enterprise
Government-funded economic development agency focuses on attracting investment, aiding new and existing businesses and encouraging enterprise.

Historic Scotland
Historic Scotland cares for over 300 heritage sites throughout Scotland - all of which are open to the public.

National Museums of Scotland
Information on the associated museums including the Royal Museum of Scotland, the Museum of Antiquities, the Scottish United Services Museum, the Scottish Agricultural Museum, the Museum of Flight, Shambellie House Museum of Costume, Biggar Gasworks and other information regarding the various exhibitions showing.

Scottish Arts Council
The Scottish Arts Council is one of the main channels for Government funding for the arts in Scotland, receiving its funding from the Scottish Executive. They also distribute National Lottery funds received from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
Government body which records the archaeology and buildings of Scotland and makes this and other historical information available to the public through the NMRS (National Monuments Record of Scotland).