News from FAME
April 8th, 2011
The Southport Group has launched an online public consultation to gather opinion on a ground-breaking draft report that outlines recommendations and products for improving historic environment practice to ensure delivery of consistent excellence in public benefit. The consultation officially launches at the IfA Conference on 13 April and runs until 3 June 2011. All content […]
March 4th, 2011
The Southport Group has launched an online video consultation to gather opinion on the initial findings of a series of workshops, generic held in January 2011, unhealthy to explore ways of improving the sector’s ability to deliver the requirements of PPS5. Audiences can choose to watch all or just some of the four half-day workshops […]
February 11th, 2011
The latest survey of job losses in archaeology shows a significant fall in the number of people employed in archaeology in the second half of 2010, and a continuing decline in business confidence for 2011. The survey, carried out by Landward Research Ltd on behalf of FAME and the IfA, covers the period July 2010-January […]
January 31st, 2011
For the first time, FAME is sponsoring a session at the annual IfA Conference. With the theme Understanding Significance, the conference and training event will take place at the University of Reading, from 13-15 April 2011. FAME is sponsoring the opening session on the Southport Group: towards a revitalisation of professional practice, chaired by MOLA […]
January 6th, 2011
The latest survey of job losses in archaeology shows a slight increase in the number of people in archaeological employment over the three months from April to June 2010, but a significant decline in business confidence for the forthcoming year. The report, carried out by Landward Research Ltd on behalf of FAME and the IfA, […]
December 6th, 2010
Announcement of open workshops on improving practice 24/25 January 2011 Historic environment practitioners are invited to participate in a series of free open workshops. These will explore ways in which the historic environment sector across England can increase the benefits of planning-led work for the public, for the development sector and for the historic environment […]
November 1st, 2010
The Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers (FAME) has warned that in many parts of the country there is no museum space to store and preserve important finds discovered by archaeological teams. The building boom of the last two decades has been matched by a massive increase in the number of archaeological discoveries resulting from […]
July 28th, 2010
The FAME Open Meeting in York 2020 Vision: a new era in British archaeology proved an important landmark, not just for FAME but perhaps the future of development-led archaeology in this country. The speakers offered a wide variety of perspectives on how development-led archaeology might need to change over the next decade in response to the publication of PPS5 and likely local government cuts.
July 1st, 2010
FAME in association with ALGAO is pleased to announce a joint meeting in York on Friday 2nd July 2010 to discuss the potential impacts of the publication of PPS5: Planning for the Historic Environment. For further details, please download the leaflet.
April 28th, 2010
FAME (The Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers) has given a cautious welcome to new government guidance on conserving the heritage.
Planning for the Historic Environment1 sets out the way in which heritage assets, such as historic buildings, monuments, sites and landscapes, will be conserved and managed in the future. It advises planners and developers to assess the significance of these assets and their settings before shaping policy, or