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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 a crisis of confidence among...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

CAMPAIGNERS CELEBRATE AS PORT OF DOVER U-TURNS ON GOODWIN SANDS DREDGING PLAN

Campaigners gathered outside the headquarters of the Port of Dover on Remembrance Day 2016. thePipeLine looks back on a sometimes bitter struggle between a powerful...

BEN HOUCHEN, DYNAMITE DORRIES & THE DORMAN LONG TOWER- A Cautionary Tale

Header Image: The Dorman Long Tower in 2011 As we pass the first anniversary of the demolition of the iconic Dorman Long Tower, and...

ARCHAEOLOGY MISSING AS ENVIRO GROUPS PROMISE ACTION OVER KWARTENG DEREGULATION

Leadership bodies in UK archaeology appears silent as the evidence increases that the administration of UK Prime Minister Liz Truss intends to move from...

BRUTAL REPORT FROM BAJR DESCRIBES ARCHAEOLOGY AS A SECTOR DEMORALISED AND IN DECLINE

Header: The loneliness of a commercial archaeologist. Oxford Archaeology at the Teardrop site at Woolwich Arsenal Who would work in a graduate entry...

CHARLES III KING AND ARCHAEOLOGIST?

Header: History as a background. The then Prince of Wales deputising for the Queen at the State opening of Parliament in May...