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- More IHBC members (and School delegates) with benefits: 2018 School Friend UAH offers 25% off select CPD-linked publications – NB: Collect at UAH only or P&P extra 23/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School? Don’t forget – Money is not the barrier as bursaries are still available! 23/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School – or going along? Either way, get your CPD boosts using our Day School ‘Speakers’ webpage 23/05/2018
- IHBC Annual School’s ‘Sharing’ theme shared with Ireland’s national heritage week of ‘stories’ – 18 to Sunday, 26 August, 2018 23/05/2018
- IHBC welcomes National Parks UK celebrat?ion of historic environments on ‘European Day of Parks’: 24 May 23/05/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Former mayor opposes demolition of Bath College’s Allen Building 23/05/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Neighbours bring life back into Scotland’s redundant churches, say BEFS and others 23/05/2018
- Council of Europe adopts revised directive on ‘Energy efficient buildings’ 23/05/2018
- Government consultation response to ‘Improving the use of planning conditions’ now out 23/05/2018
- UK residents can help ‘destress’ cities by mapping quiet spots 23/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC 2018 School? Prelude 1: Day School programme details now posted – 22 June, QUB, Belfast, including 2018 AGM 19/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC 2018 School? Prelude 2, as Bill Drummond outlines his take on ‘THE CURFEW TOWER: STAY HERE – MAKE ART… AND SHARE HERITAGE’ 19/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School? … ‘Not’ a 2018 IHBC School prelude, but keynote Jukka Jokilehto outlines the origins of the 1993 ICOMOS Guidelines 19/05/2018
- IHBC responds to NPPF consultation: Calls time on insubstantial distinctions in levels of ‘substantial harm’, seeks new settings policies, and more…. 19/05/2018
- IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week: Nottingham CC seeks Conservation accredited architect to support Peoples Hall development, closing 23/05 19/05/2018
- IHBC CPD boost in Context: An ‘Island of architecture’ and its independent heritage trusts 19/05/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Centuries-old worker’s graffiti uncovered in renovations at Wentworth Woodhouse 19/05/2018
- Interim Raynsford Review report now out: Final consultation on 9 ‘propositions’ continues to 29 June 19/05/2018
- Cupar CARS/THI contractor bursaries for traditional building skills training: To £500 19/05/2018
- AHRC highlights Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) opportunities: Education in Conflict and Protracted Crises – closing 24 May 19/05/2018
- IHBC’s Council+ first ‘Taster’ feedback: Early career members bring fresh perspectives to forward planning as ‘reverse mentoring’ guides your professional body! 15/05/2018
- Updates from IHBC and Civic Voice from Civic Societies APPG on England’s Conservation Areas at Risk & new research 15/05/2018
- IHBC’s Heritage from the doorstep: 4×4 threat to England’s largest scheduled monument – Cockfield Fell 15/05/2018
- BEFS’ update on campaign to improve property maintenance and repair in Scotland 15/05/2018
- BREEAM Wiki joins IHBC on DBW: Advancing knowledge sharing and collaborative solutions… for BRE sustainability tools 15/05/2018
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COTAC publishes 2017 ‘BIM for Heritage’ conference abstracts etc: ‘Stepping into the Future with the Past’
COTAC has published material from its 2017 conference – BIM for Heritage: ‘Stepping into the Future with the Past,’ on its cotac.global website.
Glasgow City Heritage Trust (GCHT) has published a brief survey of heritage places and perceptions there , entitled ‘Glasgow’s Historic Built Environment: A Snapshot’, as a baseline of information to provoke ongoing discussions about heritage and the city.
Early career researchers in Arts and Humanities are being encouraged to make the most of a ‘transformational opportunity’ for funding that is being offered through UK Research and Innovation, with the submission deadline for the first call of 3 July … Continue reading
WMF Knoll Modernism prize: Nominations open to raise awareness of modern preservation successes – closing 15 June
With the support of founding sponsor Knoll, World Monuments Fund(WMF) launched the World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize to raise awareness about modern preservation success stories, and nominations are now being accepted for outstanding and innovative design solutions that save modern … Continue reading
The BBC has reported on how a family in Stoke-on-Trent has been told to tear down their new home or spend £200,000 on a new roof after it was found to be 30 inches (76cm) too tall.
The IHBC’s current member ELetter is out, updating members (and others) on progress following IHBC board meetings in February and April, reporting a new membership high of 2600+ alongside other updates such as our data protection plans.
#saveourheritage: IHBC welcomes Prospect report on future of heritage – ‘Heritage: cold climate to ice age’
The IHBC has welcomed Prospect’s new report – Heritage: cold climate to ice age – which highlights the concerns of Prospect members after a decade of funding cuts to the heritage sector and the new uncertainty created by Brexit.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyards is the venue and focus for the next IHBC South Branch CPD event, with its ‘Naval Gazing Day’, with a programme of fascinating talks and expert tours in and around the Mary Rose Museum, with costs … Continue reading
IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£980K+ costed work this week: Cumbria CC seeks a Conservation Management Plan for scheduled site at Warton Crag, closing 14/05
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth some £980K+ this week, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers … Continue reading
Matthew Richardson explores ‘The TT Races and the landscape’ in his article in Context 153, looking at the symbiotic relationship that has developed over the past 111 years between the TT Races and the island’s physical landscape, in ways that … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Opinion’ signpost to BEFS: ‘In the Footsteps of Geddes’ – engaging young people with place & heritage
In an opinion piece for BEFS, Scotland’s link body for built environment bodies, Wojciech Borowski, Project Coordinator at Planning Aid Scotland (PAS), reflects on the two-year Heritage Lottery funded youth project titled ‘In the Footsteps of Geddes’, focussed on engaging … Continue reading
England’s newly formed Heritage Council, which includes select key players in the heritage sector, has met for the first time, as explained by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DDCMS) and Minister Michael Ellis MP. Contains public sector … Continue reading
CrowdJustice platform pioneered to ‘crowdfund’ coalition of opposition to Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School hotel plans
Plans for a new hotel on the site of Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School, on iconic Calton Hill, are being opposed by the city and national institutions, but with a new appeal in place following two refusals a coalition of … Continue reading
Applications open for 2019 Churchill Fellowships, including ‘Rural living’ and ‘… conservation & sustainable living’ – closing 18/09
The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) is now open to Churchill Fellowship applications for travel in 2019, with three new award categories (including Rural living) among the 12 on offer – including Environment, conservation & sustainable living – and with … Continue reading
Some 120,000 school children to benefit from £1.6 million investment to continue Historic England’s (HE) award winning Heritage Schools programme for the next two years so children can create films and exhibitions and campaign for war memorials, teachers can be … Continue reading
Coursework into cash, courtesy IHBC – 2018 IHBC Student Award closes 31 July: £500+ of prizes due Nottingham, June 2019
The IHBC’s Annual Gus Astley Student Award for 2018 closes on 31 July, so if you have ANY heritage or existing built environment related coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2017 OR 2108 – be … Continue reading
This 4th issue of IHBC Branches Update is offering another great variety of events, offering local CPD across the UK open to IHBC members and non-members! Places are filling fast for our 2018 Annual School in Belfast which offers some … Continue reading
IHBC CPD boost in Context: The ‘pattern of building’ in Manx vernacular was shaped by local materials, writes Patricia Tutt
Patricia Tutt’s recent Context article, ‘A pattern of building’, explores how the natural occurring building materials of the Isle of Man – an abundance of stone and the paucity of timber – shaped the development of a vernacular architecture and … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage (and industry) from the doorstep’: London’s St Paul’s bells returning to Loughborough after 140 years… for a clean-up
Twelve bells that last rang out for traditional new year peal from St Paul’s Cathedral are now being moved for restoration to where they were originally cast in 1878, at the Grade II* Listed John Taylor & Co bellfoundry in … Continue reading
Historic England Angel Awards, started by Andrew Lloyd Webber, are open for applications and this year, as Wales joins England, Scotland and Northern Ireland to hold its own Angel awards this year, an overall winner will be chosen from the … Continue reading
Building Research Establishment (BRE) has launched the Online Ethical Labour Sourcing standard (BES 6002) developed to provide a framework for businesses to self-assess to better understand their corporate governance profile including human rights responsibilities.
Every new trustee in England will now receive a welcome pack on being a trustee from the Charity Commission.
The Scottish Civic Trust (SCT) has announced that its new Director is Dr Susan O’Connor, latterly Senior Projects Advisor for Scotland with the Princes Regeneration Trust. image Scottish Civic Trust website
International Summer Academy on Managing Historic Urban Landscapes – Open Call for early career participants: closing 15 May
Europa Nostra and partners invite early career professionals (‘up to 40 years old’) across Europe to apply to the Open Call for participation in the International Summer Academy ‘Managing Historic Urban Landscapes’, which will take place from 5-12 August 2018, … Continue reading
Arts & Business Scotland asks: Can you spare us 10 minutes to contribute to new research for the heritage sector?
Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) is asking heritage stakeholders in Scotland to carry out a 10 minute to survey to contribute to new research for the heritage sector, with a deadline of 14 June 2018.