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CPS refuses to prosecute Stonehenge trespassers

Clashes between protesters and police were common throughout the 1980s as seen here on summer solstice in 1988

PROTESTERS at Stonehenge won a key legal battle last week after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) refused to prosecute a druid who trespassed within the stone circle.

9:45am Friday 15 July 2016

VIDEO: Six middle-aged 'new-age travellers' arrested at Stonehenge over flaming torch incident

Six arrested at Stonehenge over flaming torch incident

SIX middle-aged "new-age travellers" were arrested at Stonehenge last night after a group carried flaming torches into the stones at just before midnight.

5:32pm Wednesday 18 May 2016

Solstice goers urged to take public transport to Stonehenge

Summer Solstice last year

SOLSTICE revellers are being asked to use public transport ahead of the annual pagan celebrations at Stonehenge next Tuesday morning.

1:18pm Tuesday 14 June 2016

Report backs road tunnel plan at Stonehenge

Putting a major road past Stonehenge into a tunnel could benefit the World Heritage Site

Putting a major road past Stonehenge into a tunnel could benefit the World Heritage Site if the scheme is well designed and constructed, an international report has concluded.

5:30pm Tuesday 3 May 2016

Thousands celebrate summer solstice at Stonehenge

People gather at Stonehenge in Wiltshire to see in the new dawn during this year's Summer Solstice

Thousands of people have celebrated the sun rising over Stonehenge for the summer solstice.

8:35am Tuesday 21 June 2016

Stonehenge solstice celebrations pass off peacefully

THE Summer Solstice celebrations at Stonehenge passed peacefully with record crowds and only 37 arrests, police said today.

5:50pm Sunday 21 June 2009

Village linked to building of Stonehenge

Dr Mike Parker-Pearson

THE largest Neolithic village ever found in Britain has been discovered within the Stonehenge world heritage site.

8:13am Friday 2 February 2007

Digging up secrets of Stonehenge

STONEHENGE'S bluestones are under renewed investigation in the first major dig at the site since 1964.

9:35am Tuesday 1 April 2008

New exhibition focuses on Stonehenge through the years

New exhibition at Stonehenge Visitors Centre 'Wish You Were Here'...Curator Julian Richards. DC6432P14..Picture by Tom Gregory. (24505942)

A NEW exhibition focusing on Stonehenge through the years will be opening tomorrow at the visitor centre with a wide array of artifacts on display.

12:09am Thursday 30 April 2015

Monster stone discovery rivals Stonehenge

SCIENTISTS from Southampton are among a team of archaeologists who have uncovered what could be one of the largest standing stones in the country.

12:00pm Saturday 19 April 2003
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