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BOSTIN’ NEWS FOR CROOKED HOUSE CAMPAIGN AS COUNCIL ORDERS PUB REBUILT

Staffordshire Police have confirmed that six people remain on conditional bail in relation to the investigation into the alleged arson and unauthorised demolition of...

BACKLASH FROM MEMBERS AS CIfA ABANDONS RECOMMENDED PAY MINIMUMS

  The Chartered Institute for Archaeologist, the body which sets out to set and monitor professional standards in archaeology in Britain and overseas, is facing...

JUDGE GREENLIGHTS A303 STONEHENGE UPGRADE BUT OPPONENTS PROMISE APPEAL

A High Court Judge has dismissed all but one of the grounds the Stonehenge Alliance argued to stop the Highways England plan to build...

CURSE OF SEKHEMKA STRIKES AGAIN AT NORTHAMPTON MUSEUM [OR IS IT JUST A REGUAR FINANCIAL CRISIS?]

Consultation over redundancies and end to role for specialist curators at Northampton Museum and Gallery. Twelve posts will go and the role of specialist curators...

OLD MORT’S ALMANACK for 2024

It is a long whispered part of archaeological folklore that at midnight on Mid-Winter Eve 1935 Sir Mortimer Wheeler met with pseudo archaeologist and...

Fix Cataloguing, Governance, Security & HR: Apart from that the British Museum is Fine, Review Finds

The British Museum has published the much anticipated and heavily redacted, results of its internal review of the alleged theft of items of classical...