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The next walk round the battlefield is scheduled for 25th
Meet opposite Fulford Cemetery
This talk took place on 11
The Fulford research was presented at the leading
The sad story of the water voles
(but there might be a happy ending)
In the news
National Geographic The story of the recycling sites at Fulford
The Story from The Press in York A bit of practical historic research. To see how
ancient clothing worked and how long it would take to get the news of the defeat
at Fulford to Harold at Waltham Abbey. Hear a bit about it on the BBC
If you want to understand a bit about the insane rules under which
planning operates then read my recent letter
published in the press. It describes two incidents when the inspector
ignored reality because it was contrary to the official view.
Sad news about planning decision
The Minister has determined that the battlefield will provide the access road
to this housing development. There is a news
release. Efforts must now be devoted to ensuring that the rest of the
site as well as the exciting finds we have made are properly investigated before
the site is destroyed.
In parallel with this, the complaints that were made to the minister about
the bias and intrinsic unfairness of the inquiry process immediately after the
public inquiry closed, will now be pursued.
Letters to the Secretary of State after the Inquiry
(Left) In August 2010, road signs have
been erected to tell people that they are crossing the Fulford battlefield.
The signs are on the A19 and are placed just to the north (the English side)
and the south (the Norse side).
sign is near the place where the land begins to slope down towards the ford.
Many thanks to the Parish Council for this
imaginative way to let the locals know about the national heritage around