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      Stonehenge Update: October 2010

      The new coalition government withdrew its contribution of £10m towards the Stonehenge Project on 18 June. Shortly afterwards, despite legal representations from the Stonehenge Alliance, Wiltshire Council granted planning permission for the Stonehenge visitor centre scheme. Although English Heritage has resolved to [...]

      Redevelopment threat for Stanley Mill

      In what may well be the first real test of PPS5, one of the most important industrial archaeological complexes in Britain, Stanley Mill in Gloucestershire is threatened with massive re-development and extensivedemolition of large parts of the site. Stanley Mill [...]

      Rescue News 112: Out very soon

      Rescue News 112 for Spring 2011 will be sent to members towards the end of February. Why not join us to receive your very own copy? You can read snippets of articles from issue 112 here, [...]

      Cuts to National Museums Liverpool

      Museums have been starved of resources for many years relying on donations and voluntary help from their local communities. It is ironic that David Cameron chose Liverpool to announce his Big Society concept. National Museums Liverpool receives [...]

      Ecclesiastical Exemption: Rescue responds

      Background: See the revised order, laid before the house on the 6 April. https://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2010/uksi_20101176_en_1 Since the publication of Power of Place in 2001, the Government has strongly advocated the simplification of the planning process, through [...]

      Stonehenge Update: May 2010

      Planning permission has still not been given for English Heritage's new visitor-facilities (May 2010). A decision awaits resolution of issues arising from the Stonehenge Alliance's solicitor's letter to Wiltshire Council on the matter of its [...]

      Scottish Historic Environment Amendment Bill

      Scottish Culture and External Affairs Minister Fiona Hyslop introduced the Historic Environment Amendment Bill (Scotland) 2010 to the Scottish Parliament at Hollyrood in mid May. The Bill is amending legislation and its scope and content [...]

      City of Adelaide

      As reported in RN 109 the City of Adelaide built in Sunderland in 1864, has been rotting away on a slipway in Irvine, Ayrshire, since May 1992 while a debate has continued about her future. [...]

      GUARD gets a lifeline

      Andrew Denholm, Education Correspondent, of the Scottish Herald reported on 24 April 2010 that a closure-threatened archaeology service at Glasgow University may be given a reprieve. Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (Guard) established in 1989 [...]