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Recent stories in the press:

2017 September 14 - BBC
Classic car unearthed by archaeologists on Salisbury Plain
BBC Link
The Guardian Link
 
2017 August 4 - The Guardian
Miles of forgotten first world war trenches uneartherd in England
The Guardian Link
 
2017 August 1 - BBC 
Cannon, anchors and skull found during Portsmouth dredging
BBC Link
The Telegraph
Mail Online
 
2017 July 20 - BBC
Sheffield's steel-making history unearthed
BBC Link
Daily Mail
The Star
Archaeology
 
2017 April 24 - BBC
First World War training tunnels and trenches discovered in Wiltshire
BBC Link
ITV Link
The Guardian Link
The Times Link
Daily Mirror Link
Daily Star Link
Mail Online Link
Heritage Daily Link
WA Blog
WA Blog L.C. Weathers VC
Blog Larkhill Graffiti on Anzac day
Blog Tunnels at Larkhill
 
2017 March 13 - itv
Kirkthorpe - biggest hydro-electric power station in Yorkshire opens 
itv Link
WA Blog
 
2017 February 19-21 - BBC
ss Mendi 100 years commemoration
BBC Link
Mirror Online
BBC History magazine
 
2016 September 15 - BBC
Medieval pit found under Tamworth car park
BBC Link
 
2016 September 13 – BBC
Rooswijk shipwreck explored on Goodwin Sands
BBC Link
 
2016 May 24 – BBC
3D prints of shipwrecks off Drumbeg and Folkestone
BBC Link
 
2016 May 20 – ITV
Neolithic Hendges in Bulford
ITV Video Link
 
2016 May 2 – BBC
Lost ships and aircraft recorded in sea off Scotland
BBC Link
The Times
Express
The Scotsman
Belfast Telegraph
Herald Scotland
Blog
SAMPHIRE website
 
2016 April 29 - Gazette & Herald
Help for Heroes veterans look back in time at Tidworth dig site
 
2016 April 15 – BBC
Ancient cemetery discovered at Wiltshire MOD site
BBC Link
Mail Online
Blog
Project page
 
2016 February 12 – BBC
Iron cannon found during Portsmouth Harbour dredging
BBC Link
 
2016 February 9 – BBC
Bronze Age burial near Stonehenge discovered by badger
BBC Link
 
For more WA stories in the press click on the by year pages below.

In the Press 2017

2017 September 14 - BBC
Classic car unearthed by archaeologists on Salisbury Plain
 
2017 August 4 - The Guardian
Miles of forgotten first world war trenches uneartherd in England
 
2017 August 1 - BBC 
Cannon, anchors and skull found during Portsmouth dredging
 
2017 July 20 - BBC
Sheffield's steel-making history unearthed
BBC Link
Daily Mail
The Star
Archaeology
 
2017 April 24 - BBC
First World War training tunnels and trenches discovered in Wiltshire
BBC Link
ITV Link
The Guardian Link
The Times Link
Daily Mirror Link
Daily Star Link
Mail Online Link
Heritage Daily Link
WA Blog
WA Blog L.C. Weathers VC
Blog Larkhill Graffiti on Anzac day
Blog Tunnels at Larkhill
 
2017 March 13 - itv
Kirkthorpe - biggest hydro-electric power station in Yorkshire opens 
itv Link
WA Blog
 
2017 February 19-21 - BBC
ss Mendi 100 years commemoration
BBC Link
Mirror Online
BBC History magazine
 
 

In the Press 2016

2016 September 15 - BBC
Medieval pit found under Tamworth car park
 
2016 September 13 – BBC
Rooswijk shipwreck explored on Goodwin Sands
 
2016 May 24 – BBC
3D prints of shipwrecks off Drumbeg and Folkestone
 
2016 May 20 – ITV
Neolithic Hendges in Bulford
 
2016 May 2 – BBC
Lost ships and aircraft recorded in sea off Scotland
 
2016 April 29 - Gazette & Herald
Help for Heroes veterans look back in time at Tidworth dig site
 
2016 April 15 – BBC
Ancient cemetery discovered at Wiltshire MOD site
BBC Link
Mail Online
Blog
Project page
 
2016 February 12 – BBC
Iron cannon found during Portsmouth Harbour dredging
BBC Link
 
2016 February 9 – BBC
Bronze Age burial near Stonehenge discovered by badger
BBC Link
 

In the Press 2015

Click on the links below for news stories from 2015: 
 
2015 July 4 – BBC
US Army sun cream unearthed on Salisbury Plain
BBC Link
 
2015 March 19 – BBC
'World's oldest railway tunnel' awarded protected status
BBC Link
Blog Link
 
 

In the Press 2014

Click on the links below for news stories from 2014:
 
2014 October 20 – BBC
WW1 ship wreck off Folkestone 'should be war grave'2014 May 22 – BBC
BBC Link
 
Iron Age settlement unearthed at Swindon building site
BBC Link
 
2014 January 24 – BBC
Unearthing the secret WWII bunker in the New Forest
 
2014 January 16 – BBC
New funds for west of Scotland wrecks research project
BBC Link
 
2014 January 9 – BBC
Storms unearth hidden treasures and dangers
BBC Link

In the Press 2013

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2013:
 
2013 November 19 – BBC
Chiseldon village's replica Iron Age cauldron unveiled
 
2013 November 6 – BBC
Peterborough solar farm: Archaeologists unearth Roman finds
 
2013 October 14 – BBC
Northumberland shipwreck search finds forgotten cannon
 
2013 October 10 – BBC
Roman villa found near Devizes
 
2013 October 8 – BBC
Pride and prejudice: Scotland's complicated black history (Drumbeg)
BBC link
 
2013 September 7 – Guardian
Stonehenge was built on solstice axis, dig confirms
Guardian link
 
2013 August 21 – BBC
Newbury park surveyed for prehistoric activity
BBC link
 
2013 July 25 – Fox News
Lost medieval mansion found at UK construction site
Fox News link
 
2013 July 17 – Guardian
Divers to hunt for shipwrecks including Sir Walter Raleigh's Flying Joan
Guardian link
 
2013 July 9 – ITV
Medieval site uncovered in Wellington
ITV link
 
2013 July 8 – BBC
Medieval site discovered near Wellington
BBC link
 
2013 July 8 – Guardian
Medieval ruins discovered in Somerset puzzle archaeologists
Guardian link
 
2013 June 16 – BBC
Cheddar reservoir excavations begin to check for remains
BBC link
 
2013 June 15 – BBC
WWII Dornier bomber to undergo conservation at RAF museum
BBC link
 
2013 June 10 – BBC
WWII Dornier bomber raised from English Channel
BBC link
 
2013 June 5 – TimesOnline
Migrants were arriving in Bronze Age . . . and taking our cemeteries
TimesOnline link
 
2013 June 5 – MailOnline
Mass immigration was a grave concern for Bronze Age Britons: Archaeologists discover 3,000-year-old burial site is filled mainly by Europeans
MailOnline link
 
2012 June 3 – MailOnline
Underwater footage of Dornier 17 survey by the RAF Museum
MailOnline link
 
2013 May 1 – ITV central
'Worlds oldest tunnel' full report from Andy Bevan
ITV video link
 
2013 May 3 – Guardian
German bomber to rise from its English Channel grave
Guardian link
 
2013 May 1 – BBC
Archaeologists find 'world's oldest railway tunnel' in Derbyshire
BBC link
 
2013 April 22 – Guardian
Remains of woman buried 4,500 years ago are discovered near Windsor
Guardian link
 
2013 April 22 – MailOnline
The first Queen of Windsor? Skeleton of 4,400-year-old woman wearing golden jewellery is discovered in royal borough
MailOnline link
 
2013 April 22 – BBC
Kingsmead Quarry 'beaker burial' woman is rare find
BBC link
 
2013 April 12 – Press release 
Jon Egging Trust
Link page
 
2013 April 8 – BBC
Somerset ancient churches to be excavated and surveyed
BBC link
 
2013 March 27 – BBC
Sutherland shipwreck intrigues archaeologists
BBC link
 
2013 March 17 – BBC
'Oldest settlement' finds from Kingsmead Quarry to go on show
BBC link
 
2013 March 11 – BBC
Kingsmead Quarry dig unearths Neolithic settlement
BBC link
 
2013 March 7 – Guardian
Four 6,000-year-old houses discovered in Berkshire
Guardian link
 
 
 

 

In the Press 2012

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2012:
 
2012 September 8 – TimesOnline
Wounded Riflemen unearth weapons from Beowulf’s days
TimesOnline link
 
2012 August 6 – Guardian
Soldiers injured in Afghanistan make surprise find on UK archaeology dig
Guardian link
 
2012 August 6 – BBC
Soldiers uncover 27 ancient bodies on Salisbury Plain
BBC link
 
2012 July 17 - MailOnline
400-year-old stink bomb
MailOnline link
 
2012 July 14 – BBC
Buckler's Hard excavation begins on former WWII site
BBC link
 
2012 July 12 – BBC
Scapa Flow's historic wrecks mapped in sub-sea survey
BBC link
 
2012 July 7 – TimesOnline
Military news in brief
TimesOnline link
 
2012 June 28 – BBC
St George's Reforne church restored to former glory
BBC link
 
2012 June 24 – BBC
Airman's Cross memorial at Stonehenge to be moved
BBC link
 
2012 January 12 – BBC
Potential medieval village among Western Isles 'finds'
BBC link

 

In the Press 2011

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2011:
 
2011 September 29 – BBC
Chiseldon commissions replica of Iron Age cauldron
BBC link
 
2011 August 17 - Mail Online
£600,000 appeal for wreck of German bomber
Mail Online
 
2011 August 2 – BBC
London 2012 Olympic Park neighbourhood names revealed
BBC link
 
2011 July 13 – BBC
Stone Age relics may be hidden in Western Isles' seas
BBC link
 
2011 February 21 – BBC
Ancient Britain: Wiltshire Tour
BBC link
 
2011 September 28 – BBC
Stonehenge boy 'was from the Med'
BBC link
 

 

In the Press 2010

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2010:
 
2010 December 21 – TimesOnline
Underwater looting
TimesOnline link
 
2010 September 12 – BBC
Bronze Age gold bracelets found in east Kent dig
BBC link
 
2010 September 3 – BBC
WWII German bomber to be recovered from Goodwin Sands
BBC link
Mail Online
 
2010 October 1 – Mail Online
The boy with the amber necklace
Mail Online
 
2010 August 22 - Mail Online
Was this an Ice Age highway?
Mail Online
 
2010 July 19 – BBC
Lymington sea salt excavations
BBC link
 
2010 May 20 – BBC
Gorey Castle is Time Team subject
BBC link
 
2010 May 18 – BBC
Salvagers 'threat' to HMS Victory
BBC link
 

 

In the Press 2009

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2009:
 
2009 December 22 – BBC
Moors fire reveals ancient site
BBC link
 
2009 August 11 – BBC
The mystery wheels of Lyme Regis
BBC link
 
2009 May 2 – BBC
Shipwreck artefacts go on display
BBC link
 
2009 April 24 – BBC
Wreck artefacts to go on display
BBC link
 
2009 February 20 – BBC
Recession leaves history in past
BBC link
 

 

In the Press 2008

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2008:
 
2008 October 3 – Fox News
Stonehenge may have heald sick, injured
Fox News link
 
2008 September 22 – Fox News
UK experts say Stonehenge was a place of healing
Fox News link
 
2008 September 21 – BBC
Dig pinpoints Stonehenge origins
BBC link
 
2008 August 26 - Mail Online
Divers discover preserved shipwreck of HMS London on bottom of Thames
Mail Online
 
2008 June 30 – BBC
'Stylish' Roman life found on dig
BBC link
 
2008 June 30 – BBC
Neolithic house found during dig
BBC link
 
2008 March 10 – Guardian
Stone age bones and axes found off Norfolk coast
Guardian link
 
2008 March 10 – BBC
Ice Age axes found in North Sea
BBC link
 
2008 January 21 – Mail Online
Bus driver unearths £80,000 hoard of Bronze Age axeheads
Mail Online
 

 

In the Press 2007

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2007:
 
2007 September 4 – BBC
Roman coffin at prince's village
BBC link
 
2007 July 21 – Guardian
Ninety years on, South Africa salutes 600 men left to drown in Channel
Guardian link
 
2007 January 30 – BBC
Stonehenge builders' houses found
BBC link
 

In the Press 2005

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2005:
 
2005 May 11 – BBC
Ancient finds hope on coastal dig
BBC link
 
2005 May 4 – BBC
Road dig reveals Iron Age remains
BBC link
 

 

In the Press 2004

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2004:
 
2004 November 18 – Guardian
Tudor cannon recovered
Guardian link
 
2004 June 21 – Guardian
Stonehenge builders identified
Guardian link
 
2004 June 20 – BBC
Welsh 'helped build' Stonehenge
BBC link
 
2004 May 13 – BBC
Gardens close for £2.1m upgrade
BBC link
 

 

In the Press 2003

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2003:
 
2003 October 18 – Guardian
Lasers reveal Stonehenge's 'art gallery'
Guardian link
 
2003 October 16 – BBC
Lasers uncover Stonehenge secrets
BBC link
 
2003 September 19 – BBC
Chapel conservation work begins
BBC link
 
2003 July 17 – Guardian
Time flies
Guardian link
 
2003 July 17 – Guardian
Why time might fly at Terminal Five
Guardian link
 
2003 July 17 – BBC
Heathrow reveals historic legacy
BBC link
 
2003 May 21 – BBC
Stonehenge burials unearthed
BBC link
 
2003 March 10 - Mail Online
The magic cirdles brougt to life
Mail Online
 
2003 February 11 – Guardian
Man who brought new technology to Stonehenge
Guardian link
 
2003 February 10 – BBC
'King of Stonehenge' from Europe
BBC link
 

 

In the Press 2002

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2002:
 
2002 May 16 – BBC
Burial site is richest yet
BBC link
 

In the Press 2000

 
Click on the links below for news stories from 2000:
 
2000 June 9 – BBC
Stonehenge execution revealed
BBC link
 
2000 March 11 – Guardian 
Student who found future in the past
Guardian link
Guardian correction doh!