Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Archaeology in Europe

Archaeology in Europe

Posted: 28 Jun 2011 11:22 AM PDT
CBA Director Mike Heyworth last night countered Fenland Council Leader Alan Melton's controversial arguments against planning provisions for archaeological investigation.

Speaking on BBC Radio 4's PM programme with Eddie Mair, Mike Heyworth stated that the councillor's proposals were in fact illegal and that what Councillor Melton was proposing would in fact be 'damaging to rate payers and developers.'

The 'cost and implication of a lot of the work that's being carried out on some sites' and the 'serious implications for the sub-strata and the building methodology which follows' were amongst the reasons Councillor Melton cited as to why he feels that planning regulations need to change. He argued that there is 'a better way of doing it' and suggested that 'sites can be inspected when the footings are being dug out.'

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Posted: 28 Jun 2011 11:21 AM PDT
Hadrian's Wall Heritage Ltd has submitted an application to build the world-class tourist attraction at Maryport to Allerdale Council.

It aims to build on the area's strong Roman heritage and recent archeological finds across the local area.

Artists' impressions have now been unveiled for the development at Camp Farm – a Victorian model farm including a Roman fort and civilian settlement – where many discoveries have been made.

The plans are now available to view online and Michael Baker, director of sustainable development for Hadrian's Wall Heritage, is urging local people to give their views.

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