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Birthday Honours

Congratulations to Professor Vince Gaffney, now M.B.E., Anniversary Chair in Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bradford, for services to scientific research. The explorer of Doggerland, he has made digital archaeology a whole new...

Sunday 10 June 2018


Ogden Water Roman road excavation - all invited!

Individuals and families can go along to Ogden Water Country Park, near Denholme, to help investigate the site of the Ilkley to Manchester Roman road. The free event begins on Saturday (June 9) and runs until Sunday, June 24. People...

Friday 08 June 2018


NAA Three Peaks challenge for cancer fund

A team from Northern Archaeological Associates will be tackling the Three Peaks tomorrow (Saturday, June 9th) in aid of Brain Tumour Research. Richard Fraser died earlier this year from a brain tumour and the challenge is in his...

Friday 08 June 2018


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Legal challenge to Clifford's Tower visitor centre

  • Posted On: 27 April 2018

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)

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