Werneth Low enclosure ap 1990

Britain and Europe: The Long View by Francis Pryor

I have been restraining myself throughout June from commenting on the EU referendum. After all it doesn’t effect archaeology does it? Well, actually it does and on this, the day of the referundum vote, I’m going to reblog two posts which I feel best reflect my own feelings and exemplfy reasoned argument (often lacking in…

Ribchester 13

Saving Lancashire’s Archaeology: the Lights Flicker but Don’t Go Out

On the 31st March 2016 the Lancashire County archaeological planning  advisory service closed. As Lancashire was the first local authority to appoint a county archaeologist, way back in 1963, this is a heart-wrenching moment, which may act as signal to other lcoal authorities that they too can ditch this kind of heritage planning advisory service…   …However, Joanne Smith…