A specialist planning lawyer has met with campaigners to discuss the prospect of legal action against development affecting the setting of Old Oswestry hillfort. The meeting comes as Shropshire’s local plan, known as SAMDev, nears the end of its examination by Inspector Claire Sherratt. The plan includes a large housing
Shropshire Council is gambling with public money and elector confidence by keeping housing allocations by Old Oswestry hillfort in its development masterplan, say campaigners.
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid MP has appointed 7 new Commissioners with effect from 1 June 2014.
In the midst of current controversies over immigration law and policy.
Severe blow if changes to planning laws are introduced.
Modern politicians may feel they have it tough – but they should thank their lucky stars.
Export bar placed on an exquisite French Empire medal cabinet.
Christian’s experiencing discrimination driven by a directive issued over 1300 years ago.
71 years ago, members of the German resistance group called the White Rose Group were arrested
Britain’s little-known Black Power movement
Inscriptions tell us that people have always complained about the high taxes
Religion and social economy don’t outwardly appear to be related. However each can affect the other in context, form and intensity.
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 relationships and priorities set out in the document could be so far reaching.
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.
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 Association (BMAPA).
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 undoing her Government’s system for protecting archaeology and the environment in the planning process. Andy Brockman reflects on this unexpected legacy.