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National Trust Members’ Resolution on the A303 at Stonehenge

On the 21st October, the National Trust will be holding its AGM at STEAM: the Museum of the Great Western Railway in Swindon. On the Agenda is a Members’ Resolution regarding the A303 at Stonehenge. The saga of what to do about the road system around what is arguably the UK’s premier archaeological site has been continuing for years. The latest proposals from Highways England involve widening the A303 across the site, the construction of a c.2.9km expressway tunnel, and the reinstatement of the line of the Stonehenge Avenue. The proposals are endorsed by Historic England, English Heritage and the …

Rescue AGM – 29th April 2017

The Rescue AGM was held at the University of Salford on 29th April 2017. Our host, Mike Nevell, followed our usual AGM proceedings with a very engaging talk
“Archaeology North West: Problems and Opportunities in Saving the Past for the Future.”

 We present below a series of Tweets, photo and video from the event for those members and non-members who couldn’t join us, and for those who were they to relive it. Enjoy!

Thanks particularly to Mike Nevell @archaeology_UoS for the use of his slides and for allowing us to video him – below, but also to Tweeters who were in the audience that day – @hanamorel and @SusHeritage.

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The first half hour of Mike’s talk is available below:

Rescue AGM 2017 from Rescue Archaeology on Vimeo.

Mike’s slides are below:

And below are a few Tweets on some of the themes from the AGM – make sure to follow us for much much more!

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