Thursday, 16 April 2015

History in the making as first dig at Halton Castle in nearly 30 years announced

Halton Castle is to host its first archaeological dig in nearly 30 years and residents have been invited to take part.
More than 50 archaeology fans packed into a Runcorn church hall on Tuesday night to find out details about the first excavation at Halton Castle in nearly 30 years.
The dig is due to take place in July and will give residents a chance to take part in uncovering the secrets hidden beneath the soil.
St Mary’s Church Hall on Castle Road hosted the meeting.
Participants will receive basic training under the guidance of professional archaeologists from Salford University.
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