HERITAGE CRIME

UNESCO VOTE INCOMING AS ARCHAEOLOGISTS NO LICHEN JUST STOP OIL PAINTING STONEHENGE

It was not just archaeologists who will have experienced a profound sense of shock and anger on seeing two activists from the environmental protest group Just Stop Oil spray...

CROOKED HOUSE FIRE INSPIRES MP TO INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT HERITAGE PUBS

The Conservative MP for the Black Country constituency of Dudley North, Marco Longhi has introduced his Heritage Public...

METAL DETECTORIST CLEARED OF FRAUD BUT DID ACT DISHONESTLY

A hearing at Hereford Justice Centre appears to have offered proof of a practice long rumoured to be...

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...

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 using their advertising to associate pay...

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...

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...