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Food for thought…

Last weekend saw the Thirty-Second Leeds Symposium on Food History and Traditions take place in York. Over seventy people attended the event which this year was themed around ‘Birds for the Table.’  As several staff within APS have an interest in food history it was an opportunity not to be missed, especially with topics being…
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Learning about archaeology…

During spring this year, APS have been busy in the classroom as well as in the field! A number of our staff including Alex Beeby and Ian Marshman provide courses as part of Lincolnshire County Council’s GROW programme of lifelong learning. Course are free of charge to new learners but must be booked in advance.…
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Vacancies – Site Assistants & Supervisors

STOP PRESS: Closing date extended to Friday 10th March We are currently looking for Site Assistants and Supervisors to undertake all aspects of excavation work, beginning with a large excavation site in Suffolk. For further details and how to apply, please download the Information Pack . The closing date is Friday 10th March.  
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Construction Projects for the New Year…

New Year; new construction project?  APS can provide all your archaeological and heritage requirements including planning advice, conservation management plans, building recording, geophysical survey, evaluation, trial trenching, excavation and mitigation strategies.  Contact us to discuss how we can help.
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Vacancy – Heritage at Risk Solutions Officer

An exciting vacancy has arisen to join Heritage Lincolnshire working across the East Midlands as the Heritage at Risk Solutions Officer. This initial 3 year-post will provide expert advice on the planning, funding and management of heritage at risk projects and provide mentoring to BPTs, community groups, private owners, local authorities, and other relevant organisations.…
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Understanding The Old King’s Head

At the end of October, Neil Parker from APS provided some guided tours around the Old King’s Head in Kirton (near Boston) to a number of interested visitors, some of whom had lived in the building or had strong associations with the property. One Kirton resident who attended brought along some pictures of former boxing…
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UK Construction Week beckons

Last week saw the UK’s largest construction trade event take place at the NEC in Birmingham, as part of the annual UK construction week.  Over 650 exhibitors attended with visitors exceeding 30,000 over the 3 days.  The exhibition featured nine different shows under one roof covering including the Build Show, Civils Expo and Energy 2016.  Working…
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Some very local community archaeology

During July, APS was able to participate in a community archaeology project literally on their doorstep!  As part of celebrations to mark Heritage Lincolnshire’s 25th anniversary, the Trust organised a weekend of test pitting in the village of Heckington, where their offices are situated. Nearly 50 villagers took part during the event, helping to dig, sieve,…
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Another accreditation awarded…

APS has updated its Accreditations and memberships page, following its successful application to join the Achilles UVDB.  Achilles UVDB is used by over 1000 buyers from a large number of UK utilities companies to find suitably qualified suppliers. Achilles works to ensure suppliers’ information is accurate via data validation, and also carries out desktop and…
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Vacancy – Trainee Pottery Specialist

Applications are invited for a trainee Pottery Specialist position. This post is aimed specifically at entry level applicants with an interest in developing a long-term career within this field.  Candidates wishing to apply should download the Pottery Specialist Information Pack and an Application Form. The closing date is Sunday 26th June 2016 with interviews likely to…
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