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- IHBC launches new ‘Membership benefits’ page: Let your colleagues see the value in IHBC… and that’s before our accreditation! 22/02/2017
- IHBC update on ‘BIM4Heritage’ joint conference with COTAC and Ramboll – 9 December 2016 22/02/2017
- HLF five year ‘Bats in Churches’ partnership project 22/02/2017
- Headington Quarry memorial granted Grade II listing 22/02/2017
- St Paul’s Cathedral in appeal to stop bells falling silent 22/02/2017
- Go behind the scenes of Britain’s building sites 22/02/2017
- Experience a digital version of Sir John Soane’s Museum 22/02/2017
- BSI launches BIM Kitemark 22/02/2017
- Flayback Cemetery £325,000 project funded by Wirral Council and Historic England 22/02/2017
- IHBC NW Branch sorts foundations for 2017 Annual School: Training substructure to ‘Transport Infrastructure’ 18/02/2017
- IHBC Conservation Area 50th Anniversary Celebrations fund allocations: Thanks to all, and submissions accepted for waiting list 18/02/2017
- IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR pick’ of the week: National Trust international design competition for Clandon Park, launching 9 March 18/02/2017
- IHBC’s Marsh Awards reminder: £500 for successful heritage learning, and an IHBC Full School place – closing 31 March 18/02/2017
- IHBC welcomes Civic Voice’s Parliamentary ‘Big Conservation Conversation’, 7 March: includes Laura Sandys and Baroness Andrews 18/02/2017
- Heritage Protection Reform Proposals: Consultation responses summary from Historic England online 18/02/2017
- Salford Grade II Listed Church, recently restored, burnt down: Criminal investigation under way 18/02/2017
- Historic England officially objects to Neville and Giggs’ ‘aggressive’ Manchester Towers 18/02/2017
- Industrial Strategy Green Paper consultation and the heritage sector – closes 17 April 18/02/2017
- Cricket confronts climate change: Lord’s goes 100% renewable 18/02/2017
- Trusting trusty trustees, as The Archaeologist meets Context 15/02/2017
- IHBC’s Marsh reminder: £500 for retired IHBC members contributing to the community, and an IHBC Full School place – closing 31 March 15/02/2017
- Unsafe memorials in cemeteries: Commons Library briefing 15/02/2017
- DfT report on airport expansion summarises heritage impacts of Government-favoured Heathrow 15/02/2017
- £4M grants for English Museums and Galleries improvements under DCMS/Wolfson Galleries and Museums Fund 15/02/2017
- Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill next at its report stage and third reading on Monday 20 February 2017 15/02/2017
Author Archives: IHBC NewsBlog
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has published a series of growth deals in the Northern Powerhouse which are set up to help fund local enterprise partnerships for projects that benefit the local area and economy.
A number of handbooks have been published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) offering guidance on grant funding for projects in England, and focus on jobs and growth in the rural economy while also offering heritage … Continue reading
The University of Birmingham is developing ‘Heritage Virtual Reality’ to help people see or revisit what life was in the past, according to the BBC.
This event will be organized by the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) on Cultural heritage on 20 and 21 February next at KIKIRPA Parc du Cinquantenaire 1, B1000, Brussels, Belgium.
According to a report on 16 January in the Belfast Telegraph, the building at St Peter’s Cathedral in west Belfast has been recommended by the Department of Communities for B1 listing, just one category below the top tier A, which … Continue reading
The launch and first conference of the Heritage Group of the National Federation of Builders (NFB) took place on 7 February at Eltham Palace.
IHBC members are being asked to help organisations that include Historic England and the British Property Federation (BPF) to update the ‘Heritage Works: The Use of Historic Buildings in Regeneration…’ guide from 2013, with examples of good and best practice … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR tender pick’: Museum of London seeks planning consultancy for Smithfield museum, closing 28 Feb
The IHBC’s commercial conservation services listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly HESPR Bulletins that bring tender opportunities together into one handy resource, and the Director’s top pick for IHBC members this week … Continue reading
Apprenticeship funding is changing in spring 2017 through the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy in April and a new simplified funding model in May, and the University College of Estate Management explain the changes.
English Heritage (EH) is facing a High Court battle over plans to dig underneath a medieval tower to add a visitor centre, according to reports in The Telegraph and The Guardian, as independent city councillor Johnny Hayes – lead in … Continue reading
The National Trust (NT) has announced plans to bring the fire-ravaged Palladian mansion back to life – in the charity’s biggest conservation project in a generation.
The Transform Foundation is offering the grants to cover areas such as strategy, design, build, content strategy and training.
The Vernacular Architecture Group (VAG) is offering three bursaries to assist registered students or professionals in the early years of their career to attend the Spring Conference, ti take place at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire from 11 to … Continue reading
EU call for innovative financing, business and governance models for adaptive re-use of cultural heritage
The EU Commission has launched a call under the Horizon 2020 Programme for submissions on governance models for adaptive re-use of cultural heritage facing functional redundancy, with a deadline of 7 March 2017, 17.00 Brussels time.
The Allchurches Trust has announced grants totalling more than £13 million from its most recent funding round, and invited more local churches and charities to bid for Allchurches’ support.
Monmouthshire County Council is set to restore a 17th century Grade II listed building in Caerwent.
IHBC invite to help HE pilot the HELM: Decode the NPPF in London on 15 March, and IHBC CPD-recognised too!
Historic England (HE) is offering a special invitation to IHBC members to help pilot test their Historic Environment Local Management (HELM) interactive course on ‘The NPPF Decoded’, in central London on 15 March, with this first event CPD-recognised by the … Continue reading
IHBC’s Marsh Awards reminder 2: £500 for successful heritage learning, and an IHBC Full School place – closing 31 March
The IHBC’s new Marsh Awards programme has entered its second year, and includes the celebration of successful learning in heritage activities, with prizes of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s Annual School (closing date 31 March 2017).
From the Twentieth Century Society’s C20 and the Association of Preservation Technology Bulletin to TM: Theatres Magazine and the Journal of the Chapels Society, IHBC Research Consultant Bob Kindred MBE looks at a recent selection of conservation journals in Context … Continue reading
Low-cost IHBC-recognised CPD for retrofit in older buildings is on offer from Constructing Excellent in Wales (CEW) in a series of events led by Colin King, BRE, and IHBC trustee John Edwards, with the next due on 15 February, in … Continue reading
The British Safety Council and the Health in Construction Leadership Group has launched the Mates in Mind programme to address mental health in the construction industry.
Britain’s most famous New Town has marked its 50th anniversary with a programme of events to celebrate a place that was first mentioned in the Domesday Book and is now home to almost 270,000 people.
The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) publishes a ‘National Treasure’ feature in its quarterly SPAB Magazine – what building would you like featured?
The Speakers for Schools initiative is looking for heritage experts to talk at state schools to help children learn about cultural heritage.
The Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI) 2017 Discover Heritage Awards for excellence in cultural and natural heritage interpretation in Britain and Ireland are now open for entry (closing date 28 February 2017).