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by Puffin
Sat Jul 30, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Book's or Publication's You Recommend
Topic: 50 Finds Books PAS
Replies: 13
Views: 11515

50 Finds Books PAS

I've come across a couple of these books in recent weeks. Just bought the Cheshire book. I like it. There are others in the pipeline. Each FLO will be doing one for each of the PAS areas. But you can see which areas that are already published here. https://www.amberley-books.com/catalogsearch/result...
by Puffin
Thu Jul 28, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Men convicted of ‘nighthawking’
Replies: 5
Views: 6125

Men convicted of ‘nighthawking’

Two men who were caught illegally using a metal detector at a Peterborough historical site have been sentenced at court. Keith Stacey and Samuel Wildman, from Kettering, were convicted of unlawful metal detecting at Durobrivae Roman town, a protected Roman site at Water Newton near the city. http://...
by Puffin
Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Must Farm Bronze-Age axe...Wow!
Replies: 10
Views: 9566

Re: Must Farm Bronze-Age axe...Wow!

:g50: They even have balls of string, its being hailed Britains Pompey.
by Puffin
Fri Jul 15, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Must Farm Bronze-Age axe...Wow!
Replies: 10
Views: 9566

Re: Must Farm Bronze-Age axe...Wow!

Been following this dig on Facebook for a good while now, some amazing finds are coming out.
by Puffin
Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Harvest is nearly here.
Replies: 11
Views: 10001

Re: Harvest is nearly here.

I did Stansted and Heathrow last weekend, yes fields started to look ripe in some areas. But I've just seen a number of hay fields tonight around Lichfield tonight. still a week or two away around here. To quote Oddball, "Feel those rays man". Just need some sun to push the crops on a tad.
by Puffin
Thu Jul 07, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Harvest is nearly here.
Replies: 11
Views: 10001

Harvest is nearly here.

http://www.fwi.co.uk/arable/harvest-2016-growers-begin-the-final-countdown.htm?cmpid=SOC|Facebook|FarmersWeekly|sf30445405|sf30445405 It’s July, which can only mean one thing – the great British harvest is just weeks, if not days, away. The combines are being serviced, grain stores are being swept a...
by Puffin
Wed Jun 08, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Saxon coin hoard finder rewarded
Replies: 3
Views: 5134

Re: Saxon coin hoard finder rewarded

Yes I did read that JCM, but they also said that they hoped the Local Museum could raise the cash and the lower reward would help.
by Puffin
Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Beach sanded in today!
Replies: 2
Views: 4340

Beach sanded in today!

http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/Seafront-buried-hundreds-tons-sand/story-29357266-detail/story.html#ixzz4AXsS75MO Strong winds have almost buried a seafront in sand. Hundreds of tons of sand have been blown off the beach in Mablethorpe leaving a large section of the seafront buried. Two crazy golf...
by Puffin
Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Londons Roman Tablets
Replies: 4
Views: 5841

Londons Roman Tablets

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jun/01/tablets-unearthed-city-glimpse-roman-london-bloomberg 2000-year-old handwritten tablets go on display in London Tertius the Brewer, Junius the Cooper and Julius Classicus – the up-and-coming military commander who would turn traitor against Rome a decad...
by Puffin
Sun May 01, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: BEGINNERS' SECTION
Topic: Coke
Replies: 7
Views: 7713

Re: Coke

One of our farmers told us that when coal gas was in production in nearly every town. The resulting coke and slag was sold to farmers as a soil improver? As we now know coke does not break down in the soil and to be honest is yet another form of so called green waste that has ended up on the fields ...
by Puffin
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: 4,000-year-old skull 'a wonderful discovery'
Replies: 3
Views: 5830

Re: 4,000-year-old skull 'a wonderful discovery'

They did the right thing my calling in the Coastal watch guys. A group set up to monitor coastal erosion and archaeology being washed out.
by Puffin
Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:55 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: More than half a tonne of ancient Roman coins
Replies: 2
Views: 4789

More than half a tonne of ancient Roman coins

Construction workers have found 600 kilograms of ancient Roman coins while carrying out routine work on water pipes in southern Spain, local officials say. "It is a unique collection and there are very few similar cases," said Ana Navarro, head of Seville's Archeology Museum which is looking after t...
by Puffin
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Clandon Park fire: Archaeologist speaks
Replies: 0
Views: 3149

Clandon Park fire: Archaeologist speaks

http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/surrey- ... s-11248944

A team of archaeologists have been working for six months inside the building, often uncovering "a beautiful fragment of plaster or a complete piece of porcelain"
by Puffin
Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: 4,000-year-old skull 'a wonderful discovery'
Replies: 3
Views: 5830

4,000-year-old skull 'a wonderful discovery'

http://www.aberaeron-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=104891&headline=4%2C000-year-old+skull+%27a+wonderful+discovery%27§ionIs=news&searchyear=2016 A LARGE 4,000-year-old red deer skull and antlers found on the beach at Borth are being examined by researchers at University of Wales Trinity Saint David...
by Puffin
Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Robbie Williams has a brand new hobby
Replies: 6
Views: 6903

Robbie Williams has a brand new hobby

http://www.celebsnow.co.uk/celebrity-news/345216-345216 Robbie Williams has baffled both his wife and fans with an unusual new hobby. The 42-year-old singer has turned to metal detecting in the hope of finding hidden treasure, and has been sharing his ‘find of the day’ on Twitter to his 2.4 million ...

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