The Blick Mead Archaeologists, along with thousands of people who signed a petition against the Stonehenge A303 tunnel scheme, are waiting with abaited breath for a decision on the scheme. It is believed this decision will come on the 11th March with the budget speech, however there have already been rumours that the scheme is … Read more Stonehenge Tunnel – Will it? Won’t it?
The Amesbury lantern parade is now in its 9th year, with each year getting bigger and better. This year is looking to prove to be no different. Details have been released by Amesbury Museum and Heritage Trust who say, on their Facebook page, We are delighted to share the details of this year’s (9th) Stonehenge … Read more Amesbury and Blick Mead Lantern Procession 2019
Simon Banton is a regular to the Blick Mead digs and a lifelong friend of the project. In this video he talks about his passion, the Astronomy of Stonehenge. Taken from a talk he gave a while ago to Megalithomania, this is a must watch from a true expert on all things Stonehenge.
The future of the scheme to put a tunnel through the Stonehenge World Heritage Site is on shaky grounds, taking hits from all sides. The National Audit Office is looking into the financial benefits of the scheme, claiming that the benefits had been overestimated by Highways England based on a hypothetical situation which cannot be … Read more Future of the A303 tunnel scheme uncertain.
The scheme by Highways England to relieve the congestion on the A303 by placing a tunnel through the World Hertiage Site landscape past Stonehenge, has been met with huge criticism from Archaeologists, local people and even UNESCO. Despite these criticisms the scheme keeps ploughing on, and eventually will be plouging through important archaeology in its … Read more Save Our Stonehenge