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The National Council for Metal Detecting was formed in 1981

It is a voice for metal detectorists, giving guidance and information,

and provides insurance cover for its members

 The NCMD can be found at  www.ncmd.co.uk

Useful Books and Maps

A selection of metal detecting books, written by the chairman of the club David Villanueva, can be found at the following address

www.truetreasurebooks.com

The Portable Antiques Scheme, operational since 1997,

 is and organization where the public of England and Wales

can voluntarily record any archaeological objects they have found

 The website includes a very good database of finds

The PAS can be found at www.finds.org.uk  

The Treasure Act, compiled in 1996,

 can be viewed at either of the above websites

Finds Liaison Officers work with the public to record finds

The metal detecting club is allocated a finds liaison officer who attends the club meetings every 2 to 3 months to record any interesting finds

The Kent FLO is Jo Ahmed

flo@kent.gov.uk

phone 03000 410053

The Crown Estates are issuing permits to allow detectorists to search on the foreshore of the beaches. Information and permits can be obtained through the NCMD

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ScreenSouth

Educational and recreational history and media site

www.screensouth.org

Kent in World War I

Produced by ScreenSouth

www.1914.org

 

swale search & recovery club