POLITICS

The King’s Speech and Archaeology [A short story]

Thin pickings for the UK Heritage sector in the King's Speech.   Comedian and writer Alexei Sayle opened his set at the Secret Policeman's Ball by telling the audience, "My name is...

Home Office Plan for Dambusters Base RAF Scampton Remains Dogged by Archaeological Controversy

Lead Image: thePipeLine Ahead of a Judicial Review sought by the local authority into the controversial decision by Home...

TREASURE ACT AMENDMENT: GAMECHANGER OR GAME OVER FOR REGULATING METAL DETECTING?

A canny application of Nudge Theory to save important archaeological artefacts for the nation's museums, or a case...

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...

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...

UK CULTURE MINISTER SUPPORTED CUTTING HIS JOB

  After Maria Miller's “resignation” from the British Government over her expenses claim George Osborne ally Sajid Javid was promoted to take her place amid...

ARCHAEOSOUP DISCUSSES JAVID APPOINTMENT

Marc Barkman-Astles of Archaeosoup Productions discusses the appointment of Sajid Javid with Andy Brockman of thePipeLine.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg1Uea5Il5c

TORY THINK TANK SAY PARKS CAN BE RUN BY VOLUNTEERS

Britain's public parks and open spaces are largely a legacy of 19th century philanthropy and the sense that open green spaces freely available for...