Precious gold and ruby ring found in field

Published by The Star, Monday 7th November 2011. “A METAL detection enthusiast scouring the South Yorkshire soil unearthed a 14th century gold ring studded with a ruby and an emerald, an inquest heard. Metal finishing plant worker Paul McEvoy, aged 44, found the medieval finger ring just six inches beneath the surface.” – Taken from…

Brierfield treasure hunter finds Tudor ring

Published by Burnleyexpress, Friday 4th November 2011. “A BRIERFIELD metal detecting fanatic has struck gold after stumbling across a ring that is centuries old. John Bradbury was out metal detecting with family and friends in North Yorkshire last weekend when he discovered the ring which he believes dates back over 500 years to the Tudor…

Anglo-Saxon treasure goes on display at Leeds City Museum

Published by Morley Observer, Thursday 3rd November 2011. “A HOARD of historic golden treasure which dates back to the seventh century goes on public display atLeedsCityMuseumthis week. The West Yorkshire Hoard, made up of seven objects representing the most significant find of Anglo-Saxon jewellery ever discovered in theLeedsarea, will be on show at the museum…

Knife scanners at school gates

Published by Birmingham Mail.net, written by Anna Jeys & Emma Cullwick, March 13th 2007. “POLICE have installed metal detectors and scanners at a school to check pupils for knives and guns as shocking figures reveal classroom violence soaring in the Midlands. The equipment was set up at Grace Academy in Chapel House Road, Chelmsley Wood.” – Taken…