2,000-year-old Roman treasure goes on display

Published by WalesOnline, by Steven Impey, Thursday December 8th 2011.  “A ROMAN ring dating back 2,000 years is to go on display at a Rhymney Valley museum. The silver ring, which experts say was brought to South Wales during Roman settlement in either the first or second century, has been put on permanent display at…

A new use for a Metal Detector | A Winter’s Tale: The story of one man, a metal detector, and the mighty Peregrine Falcon

Bird ringer and a keen nest recorder Craig Cerrig Gleisaid searched the Brecon Beacons for a Raven’s nest and came across a Peregrine Falcon roost site. After squeezing the pellets and finding bird rings inside he soon realised a Metal Detector would cut down his search time. “I visited another Peregrine site the following day…

Metal detector find set to rewrite Viking history

Published by The Westmorland Gazette, Wednesday 30th November.  “A CHANCE discovery on Furness soil by an amateur metal detectorist is set to re-write the history books, say experts. Viking history is being turned on its head by the find of 92 rare silver coins and assorted artefacts dating to around 955 AD, indisputably linking the…