Rescue News No 90, for Summer 2003

  • No news is BAD news, more than 10,000 sites at risk in Iraq (Dr Eleanor Robson)
  • Petition to keep up efforts to recover looted Iraqi cultural heritage
  • Progress of Dealing in Cultural Objects bill
  • Problems closer to home, problems with Dúchas, Irish Archaeological Service
  • Bestwall Quarry Project Dorset; volunteer archaeologists win Aggregate Levyfunding
    (By Lillian Ladle)
  • Have fun with the past:
    1) contact details for National Archaeology days 2003-06-02
    2) Scientific Exploration Society expeditions
  • Roadmap for Archaeology, review of APPAG report on the Current state of Archaeology in the UK (by Jean Mellor)
  • Invisible Diggers to raise profile? Participate in a new study (by Paul Everill)
  • Valuable volunteer, Elizabeth Leggate who has worked for the Oxford SMR for over 30 years, retires on her 80th birthday.
  • Coastal archaeology in the Thames Valley, a Wessex Archaeology Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey, ( by Mark Dunkley)
  • Make your RESCUE membership matter, new members email address list, send yours today
  • Appreciation of John Gilbert Hurst, 1927-2003
  • Report on AGM, new Council and Open meeting

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