According to a report in the Daily Gazette, scientists have detected a family relationship among individuals whose remains were found in a fourth-century A.D. burial site in Colchester.
Monday 07 May 2018
YAHS member Dr David Johnson reports that he is currently working on another excavation. The Southerscales Project, which is part of Stories in Stone, a scheme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the Ingleborough...
Wednesday 02 May 2018
Eric Houlder writes an appreciation of the late Donald Haigh, who died last year. This is from the CBA Yorkshire site, at http://www.cba-yorkshire.org.uk/2018/04/an-appreciation-for-donald-haigh-by-eric-houlder-trustee/
Tuesday 01 May 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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