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Wiltshire, a county which has shaped my life

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Bite marks of the Big Society?

The Heritage Journal

It seems English Heritage has launched a new push to get more volunteers ….

EH Volunteering@EHVolunteering 28 June

Welcome to the official English Heritage volunteer twitter! Follow us to find out about volunteering at English Heritage 

Good luck to them, they have always relied on an army of dedicated volunteers. But note the timing, 28 June, just 2 days after Simon Thurley’s upbeat message to members announcing how he was “delighted” that half of EH was to be floated off as a charity. EH can’t say so of course but things are going to be very tough for them. It doesn’t need much working out to know the sums won’t add up unless the number of unpaid workers is increased and even then they won’t add up (there’s a limit to how much more you can charge for already…

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