Month: January 2014

Rescue writes to English Heritage about Old Oswestry

Update 28/03/2014: Rescue have responded foramlly to Shropshire Council’s SAMdev Plan. View our full consultation response here. “Rescue believes that the inclusion of OSW004 in the SAMdev makes it unsound because development in this area is neither effective nor consistent with national policy.” Update 04/02/2014: Rescue have received a reply back from Bill Klemperer, English Heritage. …

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Of what lasting value is recovery if we lose some of our most evocative and irreplaceable heritage in the process?

Rescue have written to The Times to express our continuing concern for Old Oswestry hillfort, threats to Bath’s World Heritage Site and the impact of commercial development on the early medieval earthwork, the Wansdyke.  Our national heritage is not a luxury; in 2013 alone heritage tourism contributed some £26.4 billion to the British economy. Of …

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