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Data Protection and CBA Yorkshire

Posted on 13/May/2018 Under News

You are probably aware that data protection laws are changing. Not least because your email inbox has filled up with messages from various organisations that you have interacted with in the past asking you to consent to continue receiving emails.…

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New Heritage Council meet in Parliament

Posted on 06/May/2018 Under News

Recently a new group was set up in Government called the Heritage Council. The Heritage Minister, Michael Ellis MP, had this statement to give in relation to the Heritage Council: 'Last December DCMS (the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and…

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Online survey – The future of North Yorkshire’s County Record Office Archives (closes 4th June 2018)

Posted on 02/May/2018 Under News

The north Yorkshire County Council is holding a consultation on its archive service. Currently it is based in Northallerton and holds records that stretch back over 800 years. However, the archives service is currently housed in a building that requires…

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An Appreciation for Donald Haigh (by Peter Rooley)

Posted on 12/May/2018 Under Blog, News

There are people who significantly influence our lives without us realising it and for me Donald Haigh was one of them. Donald was a school master at Bradford Grammar School preparatory school well before my entry to the main school…

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An Appreciation for Donald Haigh (by Eric Houlder, Trustee)

Posted on 29/Apr/2018 Under Blog, News

In 1971, I expressed my desire to resign the post of Roman Roads Co-ordinator for the Roman Antiquities Section of the YAS. I had held the post for five years, had directed one dig at Ilkley, and was about to…

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CBA Yorkshire Education Afternoon (Amy Talbot, Acting Education Officer)

Recently I was asked on behalf of CBA Yorkshire to undertake an education afternoon at Battyeford Primary School. Prior to attending the afternoon I made up a box of washed unstratified finds, and by making up a series of labels,…

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Mick Aston Archaeology Fund

Posted on 13/Mar/2018 Under Community, News

Are you interested in doing some archaeological fieldwork or research in Yorkshire? Have you thought about applying for a grant from the CBA’s Mick Aston Archaeology Fund? The Mick Aston Archaeology Fund, supported by Historic England, is currently offering grants…

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New committee

Posted on 04/Mar/2018 Under News

The CBA Yorkshire committee met on Saturday 24 February following the Annual General Meeting earlier in the month. We were delighted that several affiliate societies sent representatives to join the trustees and other interested individual members.  We are please to announce that…

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