The battle to save Stonehenge WHS is on: legal claim submitted
The Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site Group is overwhelmed by the generosity of over 2,000 donors who have met their stretch target of £50,000 within a month! Thank you all so much for your wonderful support. BBC online news reported this fantastic achievement on 31 December. This is however only the beginning. Read the update here.
The A303 Stonehenge Examiners recommended refusal. Why?
Since the decision by Transport Secretary to drive a chasm through Stonehenge World Heritage Site we have faced a flood of communications via various platforms expressing grief, shock and bafflement not least because the independent Examining Authority recommended it be refused permission saying that the effects on the WHS and historic environment would be ‘significantly adverse’ and ‘irreversible’. READ MORE
ACT NOW: Write to the Prime Minister, & to your MP!
The decision to go ahead with the A303 Stonehenge road scheme must be challenged whilst there’s time.
Write to the Prime Minister and your MP. It is more effective if you can compose an email of objection to the A303 Stonehenge road scheme in your own words. Some ideas of WHAT TO SAY
Leading archaeologist speaks out
Professor Mike Parker Pearson, leading expert in British Neolithic archaeology, speaks out … READ MORE
What are we campaigning for?
We are campaigning to stop the Government’s proposal to widen the A303 trunk road to the south west… READ MORE
Stonehenge: More than just a monument
For many people Stonehenge is a famous monument to visit on a trip to England. For others Stonehenge is a special place of spirituality, for quiet contemplation, communing with ancestors, for healing and celebration. This article, however, is an introduction to Stonehenge and its landscape: a unique READ MORE
Please can you donate to the campaign?
To campaign against the devastating ‘expressway’ we need money. Our work is donated voluntarity but we need to pay for publicity, professional advice and numerous sundry items. To donate please link here.
Michael Wood “There’s still time to reconsider”
Historian, broadcaster and author Michael Wood defends the Stonehenge landscape from the gouging and tunnelling for the widening of the A303 … FULL DETAILS
UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee advise UK
Stonehenge was designated in 1986 by UNESCO as “Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites World Heritage Site”. The Statement of Outstanding Universal Value explains why the WHS is of such importance to mankind… READ MORE