GENERAL ELECTION CALLED IN THE UK AND WE NEED YOUR HELP TO COVER IT

The UK General Election matters for Archaeology and Heritage because the politicians are elected who will shape and...

FLINT DIBBLE ON THE EXPERIENCE OF THE JOE ROGAN EXPERIENCE

Why did journalist and pseudo archaeologist Graham Hancock ever agree to appear on the Joe Rogan Experience to...

EGM LEAVES CIfA WITH A PUSHME-PULLYOU PAY PROBLEM

In February a row broke out within the UK's principle membership body for archaeologists, the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists , when it was announced without warning or consultation that...

CROOKED HOUSE FIRE INSPIRES MP TO INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT HERITAGE PUBS

The Conservative MP for the Black Country constituency of Dudley North, Marco Longhi has introduced his Heritage Public Houses Bill. The Bill is a response to the still unexplained...

METAL DETECTORIST CLEARED OF FRAUD BUT DID ACT DISHONESTLY

A hearing at Hereford Justice Centre appears to have...

GO AHEAD FOR LINCOLN HOTEL POOL PLAN COULD REDUCE SAFEGUARDS FOR NATIONALLY IMPORTANT ARCHAEOLOGY

Just months after UK Heritage bodies failed to protect...

BOSTIN’ NEWS FOR CROOKED HOUSE CAMPAIGN AS COUNCIL ORDERS PUB REBUILT

Staffordshire Police have confirmed that six people remain on...

BACKLASH FROM MEMBERS AS CIfA ABANDONS RECOMMENDED PAY MINIMUMS

  The Chartered Institute for Archaeologist, the body which sets...

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ANALYSIS

The E-Word: Evidence for how a Johnson Government might impact on Archaeology and Heritage

by Andy BrockmanAt last Thursday's General Election, Conservative Prime...

STONEHENGE TUNNEL ANNOUNCEMENT BY HIGHWAYS ENGLAND SETS UP POSSIBLE CONFRONTATION WITH UNESCO

An early artists impression of the Stonehenge short tunnel...

EXPERT SUBMISSION POSES STONEHENGE DILEMMA FOR HISTORIC ENGLAND, ENGLISH HERITAGE AND NATIONAL TRUST

    The publication of an outspoken  submission to the current consultation...

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ARCHAEOLOGY VOTES 2017: THEPIPELINE SAYS VOTE TACTICALLY FOR OUR PAST

Archaeology is an evidence and process based discipline and...

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A #MarchforEurope participant takes the long view of national...

WITH THE THREATENED BBC RECIPE CULL ANY DIGITAL LIBRARY CAN BE TOAST

Conspiracy theorists, or those schooled in the dark arts...

CLEARSTORY PRODUCTIONS IGNITE NEW BATTLEFIELD RECOVERY ROW

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OPINION

NORTHAMPTON: THE MUSEUM SEKHEMKA [AND AN ANONYMOUS COLLECTOR] BUILT

Historian Mike Ingram takes a look at the newly...

The CONTEXT: Portsmouth Plan Offers Archaeologists & Metal Detectorists a New Start

The CONTEXT is thePipeLine's new opinion feature. ...

OLD MORT’S ALMANACK FOR 2020

Every year since 2015 thePipeLine has broken the omerta...

FAILURE TO CONFRONT FAKE HISTORY HELPS FEED THE HATRED WHICH LED TO CHRISTCHURCH AND EL PASO

by Andy Brockman Archaeologists, real and fictional have an honourable...

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POLITICS

OSBORNE DEFIES SUNAK OVER APPOINTMENT OF NEW BRITISH MUSEUM DIRECTOR

The dwindling authority of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak...

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

Thin pickings for the UK Heritage sector in the...

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

Lead Image: thePipeLine Ahead of a Judicial Review sought by...

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

A canny application of Nudge Theory to save important...

INVESTIGATIONS

the Big Read: TORPEDOED! ...

Staff and Students on the streets to campaign to...

SHEFFIELD UNIVERSITY “DISPOSED OF” RECORDS OF CRUCIAL MEETING DURING REVIEW OF ARCHAEOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Firth Court, the administrative centre of Sheffield University thePipeLine can...

FEARS FOR TIERS OVER SHROPSHIRE METAL DETECTING RALLY CLOSE TO SCHEDULED VILLA

The fate of a proposed metal detecting rally, due...

CRIME

CROOKED HOUSE FIRE INSPIRES MP TO INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT HERITAGE PUBS

The Conservative MP for the Black Country constituency of...

METAL DETECTORIST CLEARED OF FRAUD BUT DID ACT DISHONESTLY

A hearing at Hereford Justice Centre appears to have...

Fix Cataloguing, Governance, Security & HR: Apart from that the British Museum is Fine, Review Finds

The British Museum has published the much anticipated and...

METAL DETECTING

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...

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...

POLICE PROBE ALLEGED DISAPPEARANCE OF TREASURE FINDS FROM LANCASHIRE MUSEUM

Lancashire Police are investigating a number of cases of...

MARITIME

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LAST MINUTE MOTION BEATS DEADLINE FOR CIfA EGM

A third substantive motion is to be added to the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists which is to be...

GUNUNG PADANG ARTICLE: CENSORSHIP OR EXPOSING A HANCOCK AND BULL STORY?

Comedian and writer Stewart Lee famously said, "you can prove anything with facts" and the same seems to be true regarding the now infamous...

CONTROVERSIAL LINCOLN HOTEL POOL PLAN GOES TO FULL PLANNING COMMITTEE

The controversial plan of developer Andrew Long to build a spa and swimming pool in the Grade 2 listed White Hart hotel in Bailgate...

GRAHAM HAN-COCK UP AS WILEY RETRACT GUNUNG PADANG PYRAMID ARTICLE

Leading academic publisher Wiley has been forced into a humiliating U-turn retracting a peer reviewed article which went viral after it appeared to vindicate...

CBA OBJECTS TO LINCOLN HOTEL POOL IN STRONGEST POSSIBLE TERMS BUT HISTORIC ENGLAND STAYS SILENT

Leading heritage body the Council for British Archaeology has broken ranks with other heritage organisations, including Historic England and has issued a hard hitting...

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,...