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- IHBC consultation response as HE’s revised GPA Note 3 title includes ‘Views’ with ‘Setting’ 24/03/2017
- REMINDER IHBC Marsh Award closes on 31 March 24/03/2017
- IHBC Annual School reminder: end-of-year budgets 24/03/2017
- Neighbourhood Planning Bill passed in House of Lords 24/03/2017
- Guidance For Housing And NSIPs Published 24/03/2017
- Victorian Visions 24/03/2017
- Green light for £2 billion garden city development in Cardiff 24/03/2017
- Fire destroys Grade II-listed Alston Hall in Longridge 24/03/2017
- More than 100 housing estates receive regeneration cash boost 24/03/2017
- UNESCO hosts First International Coordination Meeting for the recovery of Aleppo’s heritage 24/03/2017
- REMINDER – Celebrate your retired members with IHBC’s Marsh Award 22/03/2017
- IHBC Guidance Note ‘Community Infrastructure Levy and Historic Buildings’ online 22/03/2017
- School’s children help secure Chislehurst war memorial GII listing 22/03/2017
- Nominations for Europa Nostra’s 7 Most Endangered 2018 22/03/2017
- Cheshire design consultancy works on NT’s HLF-funded Quarry Bank brief 22/03/2017
- Hudson Heritage Awards 2017 – winners revealed 22/03/2017
- Bothy-bagging: Scotland’s best-kept secrets revealed 22/03/2017
- Norfolk’s neolithic flint mines at Grime’s Graves open new pit to public 22/03/2017
- Know a great learner? Congratulate with an IHBC Marsh Award nomination – closing 31 March 17/03/2017
- IHBC Course Connection Day 2016 – Videos offer first hand insights to students’ diverse philosophies 17/03/2017
- IHBC East Anglia offers no-frills CPD on ‘Traditional Repairs’ Day! 16 May – Orchard Barn restoration project 17/03/2017
- IHBC’s CPD boost: Context on the 2016 School tours – Thursday 17/03/2017
- Cadw: Emergency interventions at Ruthin Castle 17/03/2017
- Scotland’s special themed tourism years unveiled 17/03/2017
- £200,000 funding to help ‘transform planning system’ across UK 17/03/2017
With just over a week to go until closing date get your nomination in for a ‘great learner’! Continue reading
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The government has published guidance regarding the details of measures that will see major infrastructure projects that include up to 500 homes considered as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP)
Historic England described the hall as “highly decorative” and it is thought to have been under renovation when the fire started.
Local authorities and housing associations will receive funding to speed up the building of thousands of new homes.
UK Gov writes:
More than 100 housing estates across the country are set to benefit from a significant investment to kick-start their regeneration, the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced today (24 March 2017).
From Gateshead to Plymouth, the £32 million Estate Regeneration Fund will be distributed to local authorities and housing associations across England to speed up the building of thousands of new homes.
After successful engagement with local communities, a total of 105 estates will benefit from the funding, to be used to speed up regeneration schemes in their early stages. It will also help address problems that hold up projects and give local authorities access to skills to ensure high-quality regeneration.
Read the press release
Find out more about this year’s Marsh Award
IHBC’s Guidance Note (GN), ‘Community Infrastructure Levy and Historic Buildings’ has been published on the IHBC’s Toolbox. Continue reading
The war memorial on Chislehurst Common has been awarded Grade II listed status, thanks to pupils at Montbelle Primary School.
Mather & Co of Cheshire has completed the first phase of a four-year project at the National Trust’s (NT) Quarry Bank estate in Cheshire.
Penelope, Viscountess Cobham, CBE, chairman of VisitEngland, presented the awards at Goldsmiths Hall in London on 14 March.
English Heritage’s Grime’s Graves, identified about 150 years ago as neolithic flint mines, has opened a second pit to visitors who will be winched deep underground to see the 4,000-year-old site where Neolithic miners used antlers to hack out flint.
IHBC Course Connection Day 2016 – Videos offer first hand insights to students’ diverse philosophies
The IHBC’s ‘Conservation Course Connection Day’ (CCCD) is the institute’s main annual event supporting conservation students, and recently posted videos of the most recent day, in Birmingham in November 2016, demonstrated a healthy diversity of conservation perspectives among early career practitioners.
IHBC East Anglia offers no-frills CPD on ‘Traditional Repairs’ Day! 16 May – Orchard Barn restoration project
The 2016 Annual School’s Thursday tours visited different sites in Worcester and considered how conservation and heritage can been seen in the city today, so you were there or not, you can reflect on the experience through write-ups in Context, as you ask yourself ‘Can I afford to miss Manchester 2017’.
The Welsh Government’s historic environment service, Cadw, has stepped in to undertake emergency stabilisation works at Ruthin Castle, before large parts of this significant historic site are lost.
Ruthin Castle Conservation Trust website