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FAME News 16: Summer 2014

The volume of work undertaken by the Board continues to rise, and our biggest challenge at present is finding time to devote to the success of FAME on a voluntary basis. We have started to tackle this by allocating specific responsibilities to each Board Member, with the expectation that delegation and co-opting staff from our […]

New CEO for FAME

FAME CEO Adrian Tindall is stepping down after nearly five years in the role. He will be succeeded by Malcolm Cooper, formerly Regional Director with English Heritage and Chief Inspector with Historic Scotland. Adrian said of his role at FAME “It’s been a hugely rewarding time, during which I feel FAME has moved forward significantly […]

FAME News 15: Spring 2014

As we develop FAME’s agenda and influence, the capacity of our CEO and elected Board members is becoming increasingly stretched, and so responsibilities have been divided up between different members of the Board. The list of consultations to which we’ve been asked to respond has been impressive – including HSE’s proposed revision of the CDM […]

ATF Training Award 2014

The ATF Training Award recognises and promotes best practice in training or professional development in archaeology. The award aims to recognise excellence in the fields of learning, training and professional development and is open to archaeological organisations, individuals, partnerships and collaborative projects throughout the United Kingdom, whether paid or voluntary. This year, ATF will be […]

FAME News 14: Christmas 2013

The increased rate of economic recovery is, I hope, leading to improved opportunities for our members and for employment within archaeology. As usual we are operating in an environment full of change, and there are many threats to the heritage sector which will undoubtedly impact on us all.

FAME News 13: Summer 2013

As incoming Chair my first newsletter must include a big thank you for the contribution Gary Brown has made over the past two years to further developing the activities of FAME. FAME News 13 Summer 2013

FAME News 12: Spring 2013

A word from the Chair My calendar tells me that the season is spring, but my senses tell me it is still winter. It’s hard to believe that we are now only three months away from our summer Forum and AGM in York. The AGM will be held on Thursday 27th June at 5pm, followed […]

FAME News 11: Christmas 2012

A word from the Chair Next summer may seem a very long way off, especially after the awful autumn and early winter many parts of Britain have suffered, but I have a date for your diary. 28 June 2013 is the date of the next FAME Forum, to be held in York as usual, thanks […]

FAME News 8: Spring 2012

The FAME Spring newsletter is now out, with news of this year’s Forum, updates on the archaeological archives survey, a roundup of our recent work in advocacy and research, and other news for members. It can be viewed here.

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