PORTABLE ANTIQUITIES SCHEME

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 the case on metal detecting forums, that is that some metal...

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...

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...

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...

HISTORIC ENGLAND CONFIRMS ILLEGAL METAL DETECTORISTS DAMAGED FLOOR OF EASTSIDE VILLA

Historic England have revealed fresh details about the attack by thieves on the nationally important Eastfield Roman site near Scarborough North Yorkshire, which took...

DESPITE CLAIM SHROPSHIRE METAL DETECTING RALLIES NOT GIVEN ALL CLEAR BY COUNCIL

An English council has warned metal detectorists not to believe implicitly the claims of rally organisers that their events are compliant with the Government's...

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...

Welcome For Proposed Metal Detecting Policy In Portsmouth Which Goes Further Than Current Guidelines

Portsmouth's historic past could soon be accessible to metal detectorists prepared to follow strict new rules being debated by the city council A cabinet...

ANTIQUES WOAD SHOW: TV AUCTIONEER SELLS RARE IRON AGE BROOCH WHICH [ALMOST] WASN’T REPORTED TO PAS

Lead Image: thePipeLine From Julius Caesar's memoirs to Boadicea outside Parliament the chariot is the emblem of pre Roman Britain, with the British...