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DCMS Guidance Correspondence

Report on Honouring the Ancient Dead’s request to DDCMS for an update of their 2005 Guidance on the Care of Human Remains in Museums Sarah Levitt, HAD Board Member Although it has some flaws,...

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Letter to Michael Ellis MP

HAD recently wrote to Michael Ellis MP, Undersecretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the DCMS to lobby for a review of the situation regarding exhumation and care of ancestors. You can...

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Colchester Memorial Plans

In Colchester, locals have been campaigning for several years to get a memorial for the women who were accused tried and hanged as witches. Now Colchester council have finally agreed to a memorial in...

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Yatton Graves

Here is a recent news article on 300 graves discovered during a housing development at Yatton, Somerset. The article seems unclear on whether they are pre-Christian or early Christian. Council accused of keeping 300...

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Henge Discovery

HAD would be interested in hearing from anyone in the area who would like to be involved in following up on this story. Prehistoric henge discovered in Newbold-on-Stour – BBC News