HERITAGE CRIME

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 jewellery from its Greek and...

THE MARITIME OBSERVATORY: CRANE BARGE HAD FIVE MONTHS AND SIX VISITS TO LOOT HMS PRINCE OF WALES

Lead Image: HMS Prince of Wales by Andy Brockman Less than a week after the UK experts at...

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...

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...

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...

POLICE PROBE ALLEGED DISAPPEARANCE OF TREASURE FINDS FROM LANCASHIRE MUSEUM

Lancashire Police are investigating a number of cases of artefacts reported missing while in the care of the Lancashire County Council museum service. ...

theCONTEXT: #ArchUK4Ukraine

Ukrainian civilians and soldiers take shelter under a bridge in Kyiv The latest in theCONTEXT, thePipeLine's occasional series of personal views about a hot...

HISTORIC ENGLAND CONSULTING PARTNERS ON UKRAINE AS CIfA, CBA & FAME REMAIN SILENT

Refugees from the war in Ukraine cross the border into Poland. ] In the first sign of a substantive practical reaction to the invasion of Ukraine...

HISTORIC ENGLAND CONFIRMS ILLEGAL METAL DETECTORISTS DAMAGED FLOOR OF EASTSIDE VILLA

Historic England have revealed fresh details about the attack by thieves on the nationally important Eastfield Roman site near Scarborough North Yorkshire, which took...

DESPITE CLAIM SHROPSHIRE METAL DETECTING RALLIES NOT GIVEN ALL CLEAR BY COUNCIL

An English council has warned metal detectorists not to believe implicitly the claims of rally organisers that their events are compliant with the Government's...

FOUR CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL METAL DETECTING

Cheshire Police have charged four men, two aged 32 a 31-year-old and a 29-year-old, all from the Tameside area of Greater Manchester, with offences...