English Heritage's controversial scheme to build into the motte at Clifford's Tower is again under challenge. Campaigners including the York-based Council for British Archaeology argue that the planning permission granted in the face of huge opposition by York City Council must be overturned. A freedom of information request revealed that substantial elements of the plan were withheld during the planning process. A crowd-funded case goes to the appeal court in July.
There's a full report in today's Guardian (27 April)
Congratulations to David Asquith, elected YAHS president at yesterday's AGM. The president's email address has been changed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday 14 July 2019
YAHS is looking for a self-employed administrator to support our work, part-time, long term. Details via this link.
Saturday 22 June 2019
This new biographical register of 1,704 Franciscan friars, from the 13th century to the Reformation, is edited by Michael Robson and published by YAHS in conjunction with Boydell and Brewer. Further details are available here.
Sunday 16 June 2019
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