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CONCERN AS METAL DETECTING RALLIES ADVERTISED CLOSE TO ARBOR LOW STONE CIRCLE & MULTI-PERIOD SITE IN SHROPSHIRE

Concern is growing among archaeologists that the organisers of commercial metal detecting rallies are becoming increasingly brazen in using their advertising to associate pay...

TREASURE ACT AMENDMENT: GAMECHANGER OR GAME OVER FOR REGULATING METAL DETECTING?

A canny application of Nudge Theory to save important archaeological artefacts for the nation's museums, or a case of the Emperors New Clothes which...

EXCLUSIVE: Kentucky Fried Shipwreck? The Real Story of the Discovery of HMS Gloucester, “Norfolk’s Mary Rose”

Lead Image: thePipeLine By Andy Brockman Billed by the University of East Anglia as "Norfolk's Mary Rose", in June 2022 there was near blanket coverage...

TV REVIEW: Apocalypse No! Graham Hancock’s “Ancient Apocalypse” [NETFLIX]

Lead Image: Public Domain via thePipeLineby Andy Brockman Mr Hancock has demeaned his reputation on television in order to make a large amount of...

TV REVIEW: Mackenzie Crook’s “Detectorists” 2022 Christmas Special [BBC1]

Mackenzie Crook channels William Blake and John le Carré in "detectorists" Christmas Special. Since its screen debut in 2014 Mackenzie Crooks "Detectorists" has achieved the...

Arrest in Preston Museum Missing Treasure Investigation

In what appears to be a breakthrough in the investigation into the suspected theft of artefacts from Preston Museum, Police have arrested and bailed...