Month: November 2015

Rescue respond to DCMS #OurCulture Discussion: The People Challenge

Rescue have formulated a response to a recent white paper discussion piece by DCMS, entitled ‘Our Culture: The People Challenge’, focused on engaging people in cultural life in the UK. https://dcms.dialogue-app.com/the-people-challenge-share-and-discuss-your-ideas-on-how-to-make-sure-cultural-activities-are-a-normal-part-of-people2019s-everyday-life We have long believed that archaeology offers a unique combination of activities, skills and opportunities, giving it a broad appeal that goes beyond many …

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Breaking News: Lancashire County Council table plans to slash heritage service

Update: We have also commented on plans to withdraw funding from museums. RESCUE is very concerned at the proposal to withdraw funding for Lancashire’s museums which will lead to the inevitable closure of at least five of those museums. Lancashire’s museums currently hold and display collections that inform local populations of their personal heritage, engaging …

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Rescue respond to the HEF Historic Environment Protection Reform Group

The Historic Environment Protection Reform Group (HEPRG) working under the auspices of the Historic Environment Forum have recently published a set of 3 papers setting out their response to the climate of severe resource cuts to those tasked with managing change in our historic environment. In their words: the heritage sector needs to work together …

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