Latest Blog entries

We encourage everyone involved in the CITiZAN project to contribute to our blog. Whether you're on site monitoring, in a library researching, or conducting oral history projects, we want to hear from you! To submit an article please email your regional CITiZAN Community Archaeologist with your text and up to five images.

What do archaeologists do when they aren't working?

11/04/2017   |   Lara Band

Go to conferences!

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Mammoth task

31/03/2017   |   Oliver Hutchinson

The foreshore of Mersea Island has delivered some real treats already this year, but no one was expecting this

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CITiZAN at Hest Bank and Ulverston

30/03/2017   |   Henry Weeds (University of York placement student)

This blog looks at CITiZAN's work within the Regional Research Framework and at the work undertaken supporting the Morecambe Bay Partnership at the Hest Bank Pier and the jetty in Ulverston.

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The chilling remnants of the Cold War

13/03/2017   |   Andy Sherman

During World War II the Royal Observer Corps was tasked with locating and tracking enemy aircraft, at the end of the conflict they were disbanded. But were soon reformed and given a much harder task. Reporting on the location and strength of nuclear missile strikes in the event the Cold War ever heated up. CITiZAN North have been looking at one of the ROC fallout reporting bunkers on Mersey Side.

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Marine Antiquities Scheme explained

28/02/2017   |   Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS)

Every year unidentified and interesting objects are found by divers, fishermen, boat operators and visitors to our coasts. The Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS) acts as a simple to use method of recording these finds made by members of the public from the Mean Low Water Level and wider marine environment.

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