Monday, February 24, 2014

Didcot dig: MP Ed Vaizey supports history trail plans

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey is supporting a campaign for a history trail through a new housing estate.
Archaeologists discovered hunter-gatherers lived on the site of the Great Western Park development in Didcot, Oxfordshire, 9,000 years ago.
About 3,300 homes, schools and shops are being built on the 180-hectare site east of the town.
A petition in favour of installing a history trail has been signed by nearly 1,100 people.
The Didcot Dogmile group wants the archaeology found at the site marked and displayed through a trail with information boards and a reconstruction of an Iron Age roundhouse.

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