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Council blind spot over hillfort housing jeopardises county plan, warn campaigners
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Council blind spot over hillfort housing jeopardises county plan, warn campaigners

September 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Shropshire Council is gambling with public money and elector confidence by keeping housing allocations by Old Oswestry hillfort in its development masterplan, say...
Culture Secretary appoints Commissioners to English Heritage
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Culture Secretary appoints Commissioners to English Heritage

May 19th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid MP has appointed 7 new Commissioners with effect from 1 June...
Migration: Britain’s hospitable past
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Migration: Britain’s hospitable past

February 11th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
In the midst of current controversies over immigration law and...
Free-for-all building threat to National Park
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Free-for-all building threat to National Park

February 1st, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Severe blow if changes to planning laws are...
Raining cats and dogs – running for power in the past
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Raining cats and dogs – running for power in the past

February 1st, 2014 | by Diarmaid Walshe
Modern politicians may feel they have it tough – but they should thank their lucky...
Culture Minister prevents Cabinet from leaving the UK
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Culture Minister prevents Cabinet from leaving the UK

January 29th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Export bar placed on an exquisite French Empire medal...
Directive from history drives discrimination against Christians in the Middle East
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Directive from history drives discrimination against Christians in the Middle East

January 22nd, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Christian’s experiencing discrimination driven by a directive issued over 1300 years...
Nazi Execution Machine Uncovered
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Nazi Execution Machine Uncovered

January 21st, 2014 | by Diarmaid Walshe
71 years ago, members of the German resistance group called the White Rose Group were...
Black Power in Britain becoming “forgotten history”
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Black Power in Britain becoming “forgotten history”

January 8th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Britain’s little-known Black Power...
High Taxes Were Always A Problem, So What’s New?
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High Taxes Were Always A Problem, So What’s New?

November 1st, 2013 | by Diarmaid Walshe
Inscriptions tell us that people have always complained about the high...
Does economy affect religion? Does religion affect economy?
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Does economy affect religion? Does religion affect economy?

August 28th, 2013 | by Julie St Jean
Religion and social economy don't outwardly appear to be related. However each can affect the other in context, form and...
Is English Heritage being turned into a government development agency?
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Is English Heritage being turned into a government development agency?

August 23rd, 2013 | by Andy Brockman
Observers of the politics of culture and heritage are asking why there has been such a muted response to the publication of the new English Heritage “Improvement Plan for Planning Services” when the consequences of the new...
Possessing the Past: The use and abuse of archaeology in building nation-states
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Possessing the Past: The use and abuse of archaeology in building nation-states

May 17th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Historical artefacts can be used as a powerful tool to reinforce group identity and forge a nation-state, but their use can have adverse consequences such as the oppression of minorities....
The Crown Estate renews £60K funding pledge to support seabed heritage
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The Crown Estate renews £60K funding pledge to support seabed heritage

May 17th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
An archaeological reporting scheme which helps the marine aggregate industry report historical finds from the seabed will benefit from a renewed funding deal between The Crown Estate and the British Marine Aggregate Producers...
Margaret Thatcher’s Legacy To Archaeology Undone By Her Heirs
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Margaret Thatcher’s Legacy To Archaeology Undone By Her Heirs

April 21st, 2013 | by Andy Brockman
The Government of Margaret Thatcher played a crucial, if unwitting, role in the development of modern UK Archaeology. Yet as former UK Prime Minister is buried in London her Conservative heirs in the governing coalition are busy...
David Cameron, Cash for Acess and the Planning Lobby
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David Cameron, Cash for Acess and the Planning Lobby

March 25th, 2012 | by heritagedaily
The new planning rules are now irrevocably tainted by the suggestion of cash for access and must be...