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Call for Committee Members for 2019

Posted on 02/Dec/2018 Under Community, News

We are looking for new committee members as a number of committee members are stepping down at our AGM at our Archaeology Day in February. It should be stated that a number of vital positions are being vacated so we…

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YAT Food for Thought Photo Competition 2018 (closing date 14th December 2018)

Photo Competition York Archaeological Trust want to know what makes the Yorkshire Wolds special for you. As part of Food for Thought we are running a Yorkshire Wolds themed photo competition. There are two categories open to entrants: under 16s and 17+.…

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Carbrook Hall Planning application – Urgent Deadline

Posted on 14/Oct/2018 Under News

My thanks to Joined Up Heritage Sheffield for alerting us to this issue. Plans are in to convert one of Sheffield’s most historic buildings into a drive-through Starbucks. This will involve several changes to the existing building. Please take a…

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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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