Month: June 2016

Rescue says: Brexit

Rescue Says: The decision to take the UK out of the European Union has significant implications across the entire range of the political spectrum, and Heritage and Archaeological concerns are not immune from these. There are a number of heritage protection principles, policies and practices that are in common usage and that the heritage sector …

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RESCUE Says: Government response to “Stop Destruction of British Archaeology. Neighbourhood and Infrastructure Bill”

The Government has answered the concerns of the archaeological community that were expressed in the signing of a petition against the suggestion of a reduction in archaeological and heritage planning protection commitments outlined in the recent Queen’s Speech. Reacting to the petition and its 17,700+ signatures, the Government has indicated that it “actively supports the use of …

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Rescue react to closure of archaeology and social history galleries at Rugby Borough Museum

Rescue is concerned to learn that Rugby Museum and Art Gallery has closed its archaeology and social history gallery, which are to be replaced with a Rugby Football “Hall of Fame”.  Rescue appreciates the importance of sport, and the contribution of Rugby itself as the original home of the game, but we cannot agree that the closure …

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