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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...