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LEADING COMMUNITY ARCHAEOLOGY PROJECT REELING AFTER FORMER TREASURER FACES FRAUD CHARGES

One of the UK's best known and longest running community archaeology projects, the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project (SHARP) is reeling after its former treasurer was charged with...

CIfA HAS PRIORITIES FOR ARCHAEOLOGY AND WANTS TO SHARE THEM WITH GOVERNMENT [AND ITS MEMBERS]

Ahead of the Kings Speech on Wednesday which will set out thirty five pieces of legislation which ...

UK GENERAL ELECTION: thePipeLine SAYS VOTE TACTICALLY TO BEAT THE TORIES [UNLESS IT MEANS VOTING “REFORM”]

After fifteen years, five Prime Ministers , seven Chancellors of the Exchequer , eight Foreign Secretaries, twelve Culture...

UK GENERAL ELECTION: WHAT THE MAIN PARTIES SAY ABOUT CULTURE AND HERITAGE

Archaeologists and heritage people are also individuals and members of professional and social communities, and of extended families...

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...

CORBYN CAMPAIGN SHOWS JEZ WE CAN FIND NEW WAYS TO SAVE HERITAGE

Jeremy Corbyn In a controversial cultural shift which can only serve to inspire the stereotypical British archaeologist, including this one, older white men with beards...

SEKHEMKA LATEST: DCMS CREDIBILITY AT STAKE AS SOURCES IN EGYPT CONFIRM QATARI BUYER

thePipeLine can reveal that the decision as to whether to extend the Temporary Export Ban on the statue of the Egyptian Scribe Sekhemka could...

DIVING FRAUDSTER JAILED FOR SELLING HMS LONDON CANNON

In the latest in a series of high-profile prosecutions of various types of "Heritage Crime" by Historic England in cooperation with other law enforcement...

MOD GETS HISTORIC WRECK RIGHT ON HMS HOOD RECOVERY

"The Mighty Hood" photographed in 1924     thePipeLine does not usually cover conventional archaeological news stories, neither have we been slow to explore the Ministry of...

REVIEW: “detectorists” BBC4

In 2008 the creators of "Life on Mars" and "Ashes to Ashes",  tried to turn archaeology into prime time drama with the action packed,...