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HAARG volunteer working on the Romano-British Iron production site, Upper Wilting Farm.

Volunteers get down and dirty on the link road

Local archaeology enthusiasts working along the route of a new road have helped unearth what is thought to be one of the most significant finds of prehistoric remains in the country, writes Chris Cormack.

A 'blade' style flint tool from the Mesolithic period (9,600-4,000 BCE).

Link road archeology exhibitions opens

An exhibition on the archeological investigations along the route of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road has opened at Bexhill Museum. The display shows the archaeologists’work in progress, where they are digging and what they have found so far, East Sussex County Council reports. The selection of archaeological finds has objects dating from just after the last Ice Age up to the Saxon period.

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Up to 40 archeologists have been deployed on this major survey.

First findings from link road digs

Archeological investigations along the route of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road confirm that the area has a rich history of human habitation, East Sussex county archaeologist Casper Johnson said in a recent talk at Hastings museum. However, nothing has been found pertaining to the Battle of Hastings. A temporary exhibition of some of the finds is planned for Bexhill museum in February. Nick Terdre reports.

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Museum to host Book Bugs sessions

While the central library is being refurbished, Book Bugs for babies and toddlers is being held at Hastings museum, which also has a varied programme of exhibitions, events and activities lined up for January. Nick Terdre reports.

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