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Pre-Commencement Conditions & obtaining applicant consent: Archaeology

Rescue is offering ideas and comment in the following paper about the impact on archaeology of the changes to pre-commencement planning conditions which come into force in October. We welcome any constructive comments on this. Pre-Commencement Conditions & obtaining applicant consent: Archaeology Introduction: The process of assessing, identifying and removing archaeological remains from a site threatened by development has been an integral part of the planning process since the drafting and adoption of PPG16 in 1990. That these archaeological tasks must largely take place before development commences is clearly an unavoidable fact given the nature of the majority of 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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