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...

ESSEX PAIR CHARGED WITH OFFENCES UNDER TREASURE ACT

A man and a women from south Essex have been charged by the police with offences under the Treasure Act 1996. The man...

SUSSEX POLICE RESPONSE TO POSSIBLE ILLEGAL METAL DETECTING IN QUESTION

Lead Image: The Fixed Penalty Notice apparently issued to three metal detectorists by Sussex Police Me? In the Woods? At 11.30 at...

BALLS TO SCHEDULING AS MAGNET FISHERMAN CLAIMS TO FIND CANNON SHOT AT NEWARK CASTLE

thePipeLine has been told that Historic England, Newark and Sherwood District Council and the Police are investigating claims, made on social media, that a...

WRECK DIVERS JAILED FOR THEFT FROM PROTECTED WRECK OF WWI HMS HERMES

Nigel Ingram (left)and John Blight (right), have been jailed by Canterbury Crown Court for fraud connected to the salvage of artifacts from the wreck of HMS...

WAR WRECKS SCANDAL LATEST: CONVICTED DUTCH SALVAGE CAPTAIN HAD BEEN ACCUSED OF ILLICIT SALVAGE FROM ROYAL NAVY WRECKS

Captain Henk De Bloeme appears on Dutch TV's EenVandaag  in October 2011 to discuss salvage from Royal Navy wrecks   With what many regard as the...

DISCOVERY OF LAST JUTLAND WRECK INTACT IS CONSERVATION CHALLENGE FOR MoD

  HMS Warrior built 1905 and lost on 1 June 1916 following damage sustained during the Battle of Jutland     The announcement that an Anglo Danish expedition...