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Recognition of support for volunteers

At the end of 2015, our charity Heritage Lincolnshire was awarded Investing in Volunteers certification by the UK Volunteering Forum.  This award is the quality standard for all organisations involving volunteers; applicants are assessed against a range of best practice standards before being accredited. APS carries out a large number of community archaeology projects working…
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Sharing the secrets of medieval cookery…

As part of our work with Heritage Lincolnshire, APS staff are often involved in lifelong learning courses organised by Lincolnshire County Council’s Community Learning Service.  The Grow programme offers a wide range of courses which are open to all aged 19 and over and are free to new learners. On 14 January, APS staff member Neil…
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Vacancy – Trainee Field Archaeologist

Applications are invited for a trainee Field Archaeologist position. This post is aimed specifically at entry level applicants with limited or no commercial archaeological experience.  Candidates wishing to apply should download the Trainee Field Archaeologist Information and an Application Form. The closing date is Wednesday 27th January with interviews likely to be held week commencing Monday 08 February.
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APS achieves health & safety recognition

APS is pleased to confirm that following a recent review in health and safety practice and competence, it has achieved SSIP Member Scheme certification for the year ahead. The organisation underwent assessment under SMAS Worksafe Contractor Scheme which reviews those working within the construction industry against a series of standards which must all be met to…
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Senior Project Officer (Geophysics) Vacancy

APS is recruiting for a Senior Project Officer with a specialism in geophysics to join their friendly team.  For details of how to apply, please view the job description and further information.  The closing date is Sunday 03 January 2016 with interviews held the week commencing Monday 18 January.
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Freiston reveals its past…

After a successful weekend of fieldwork in November which saw nearly 30 volunteers take part in geophysical survey and fieldwalking, Freiston Forward is holding an evening meeting to explore the results.  Come along from 7pm on Tuesday 8 December at Freiston Church Hall and find out what the project has found out and what's planned…
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Take part in Freiston fieldwork

Booking is now open for members of the general public to sign up for some free archaeological fieldwork sessions as part of the Freiston Forward project.  APS is working in partnership with the group to deliver their Heritage Lottery funded archaeological training sessions in geophysical survey and fieldwalking. The fieldwork takes place over the weekend…
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Old Place, New Discoveries …

Next week will see the start of an exciting community archaeology project, led by the Old Sleaford Heritage Group, working in partnership with APS.  The group have received Heritage Lottery Funding to carry out an excavation on an undeveloped piece of land off Boston Road in Sleaford and aim to involve volunteers at every stage…
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Current vacancies

APS currently has vacancies for Site Assistants, Supervisors and Project Officers to undertake work across the Midlands and East of England. For further information and details of how to apply please view the job descriptions. The closing date for all jobs is Sunday 18 October 2015.
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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website! Launched in September 2015, APS is delighted to provide an updated website showcasing our services and staff. Now our website can be searched quickly and easily to find out about the key services we offer; Consultancy & Advice, Site Investigation, Specialist Services and Community Archaeology. Each of the sections offers further…
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