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- IHBC, heritage & infrastructure – challenges and opportunities – so let your colleagues & networks know: Manchester, 22, 23 & 24 June 24/05/2017
- IHBC responds to HE’s ‘Enabling Development and heritage Assets’ 24/05/2017
- IHBC welcomes ’Heritage Works’ 2017, a toolkit of best practice in heritage regeneration launched 24/05/2017
- IHBC CPD in focus and in Context: Conservation Area antecedents in America’s southern States 24/05/2017
- Court delivers landmark ruling strengthening hand of local planners 24/05/2017
- LGA’s ‘Ten point plan’ to boost local services: local government sets out key manifesto ‘asks’ 24/05/2017
- £45m Welsh Government funding to support national cultural heritage 24/05/2017
- Changes to the apprenticeship funding system in England 24/05/2017
- Building Conservation Project of the Year: RICS Awards, East of England 24/05/2017
- Green campaigner loses court battle on poetic landscape and Derry-Belfast upgrade 24/05/2017
- IHBC launches online registration for Recognised CPD providers: Sign up online, for free! 19/05/2017
- Be a ‘Friend’ to the IHBC’s 2017 Manchester School and use your network to join ours, absolutely free! (Limited Offer) 19/05/2017
- IHBC responds to White Paper on housing market 19/05/2017
- HESPR top Pick: Pembrokeshire seeks consultant to define and value cultural heritage, closing 13 June 19/05/2017
- Wales’ Economy Secretary launches UK’s first statutory list of historic place names 19/05/2017
- UNESCO: UK Explanation of Vote (EoV) concerning the Jerusalem and Culture resolutions 19/05/2017
- Celebrating Scotland’s ‘Year of Heritage etc’ in parks and greenspaces 19/05/2017
- Belfast dry docks may lose listed building status 19/05/2017
- Italy giving away dozens of historic buildings for free (with just one catch: tourism) 19/05/2017
- University of Dundee invites people to virtually design new building 19/05/2017
- IHBC welcomes Historic England support for 2017 Annual School: ‘Marking some 10 years of strategic support for accessible, sector-wide CPD’ 17/05/2017
- IHBC launches web page resource for our bespoke PI Insurance scheme 17/05/2017
- Changes in Wales’ EIA highlighted 17/05/2017
- London’s Skyline Campaign launches petition against change to Westminster’s tall buildings policy 17/05/2017
- Brick Awards 2017 now open: Closing 9 June 17/05/2017
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Opinion: WHS status for Lake District? Not if it’s preserving a sheepwrecked monument to subsidised overgrazing and ecological destruction
George Monbiot, writing in the Guardian, argues that, with UNESCO deciding in the next few weeks about inscribing the Lake District as a World Heritage Site, this would lock the Lake district into its ‘current shocking state’, ensuring that ‘recovery … Continue reading
Discover Edinburgh in 101 extraordinary objects: Part of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology
A new visitor experience ‘Edinburgh 101’ is launched as part of a plan to connect as many people as possible from all backgrounds to the heritage of the city, as party of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology.
An outdoor privy at Brodsworth Hall, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire is being hailed as ‘one of the poshest in the country’ after being restored at a Victorian country house.
Interested in IHBC’s UK plans… and heritage policy? Late opportunities to attend Council+ in Birmingham, 18 May
The next meeting of the IHBC’s UK-wide advisory board, ‘Council+’ (C+), is on Thursday 18 May, in Birmingham and, due to changes, places are now available for members of any category to help us advance discussions on IHBC forward plans … Continue reading
IHBC’s 2017 School bursaries still available: ‘Money’s not the barrier’ to the 2017 Manchester School on ‘Transport Infrastructure’
Some bursaries are still available for the IHBC’s 2017 School in Manchester on ‘Transport Infrastructure’, on 22-24 June, so if you need help, apply now!
The IHBC’s Conservation Wiki is part of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the construction industry knowledge base, and to celebrate reaching 5,000 articles, DBW has listed its most popular articles, any of which can be useful starting points for members to … Continue reading
HESPR top Pick: Swansea seeks comprehensive survey for Hafod Copperworks Archaeological Assessment, closing 1 June
The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other business opportunities together into one handy resource, and the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this … Continue reading
CV Vice President Sandys highlights 33% reduction in conservation officers: Communities -‘Make conservation a national issue’
The Vice-President of Civic Voice (CV) – the link body for England’s civic bodies – Laura Sandys, calls on communities to join Civic Voice’s Big Conservation Conversation and make conservation a national issue, highlighting the 33% reduction in conservation officers … Continue reading
Don’t forget: Historic England’s Heritage Angels Awards open till 4 June: Say ‘Well Done’ to someone you know – even yourself!
Historic England’s Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people taking action to champion their local heritage, and opportunities for nomination and application are currently open with four award categories to apply for in 2017: Best Rescue of a Historic Building … Continue reading
A new report by New London Architecture (NLA) and GLHearn (part of Capita Real Estate) reveals that there are an additional 119 new tall buildings planned for London since this time last year, which takes the total number of tall … Continue reading
The World Monuments Fund (WMF) Modern Century initiative is a social media discussion about modern architecture and preservation, linked to Instagram posts, and is looking for suggestions on ‘modern buildings that matter’ to people, by May 26.
A Black Isle community has celebrated getting its own ‘treasure’ back after saving a medieval church from ‘the point of no return’, according to a feature from Aberdeen’s Press and Journal.
IHBC Director Seán O’Reilly has written an opinion piece for the new RICS Building Conservation Journal on Continuing Professional Development (CPD), in which he observes that some of the best CPD comes from talking to people who have contrasting views … Continue reading
The IHBC will host a stand at the 70th Annual International Conference of The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), from 7-11 June, at various locations around and beyond Glasgow, in this notable historic event, ‘the first time that SAH has … Continue reading
The Saturday tours visited different sites in and around Worcester – from the Jewellery Quarter and Dudley Castle to Malvern station and the King’s School, and in anticipation of our 2017 School on ‘Historic Transport Infrastructure’, you can remind or … Continue reading
The Canal and Rivers Trust is seeking groups to look after stretches of waterway across England and Wales.
THA ‘Brexit Briefing’ update: 10-Year European funding provided c.£280m for heritage linked agri-environment schemes etc.
The Heritage Alliance (THA), England’s link body for heritage organisations, has produced a ‘Brexit briefing’ which has been updated to highlight how in the past 10 years the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, including LEADER, has provided England with … Continue reading
Experts have been assessing the damage at Parnham House, a Grade I (GI) 16th Century listed stately home near Beaminster which was gutted in a suspicious fire on Easter Sunday, with the Dorset Echo reporting locally on progress.
The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) monthly ‘Future Trends’ workload index gained strength in March 2017 – rising to +22 from +16 in February 2017.
Bath Preservation Trust has launched a new publication giving guidance to owners on how to make changes to Listed Buildings (LBs) in Bath.
Conservation has started to restore Hurst Castle in Hampshire that was used up until the Second World War.
The IHBC stand at the CIOB/National Trust conference, ‘Keys to the Successful Operation of Historic Buildings’, on 3 May, in London’s Somerset House, offered delegates easy access to career and related practice advice from IHBC officers – Director Seán O’Reilly … Continue reading
Another remarkable day of IHBC-recognised CPD on the ‘Conservation of Thatch’, is on offer on 17 May, in Peterborough, with costs supported by Historic England.
IHBC’s HESPR top Pick: Urban planning and landscape consultant(s) sought for Round 2 Sydney Gardens restoration, closing 22 May, £165,000
The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins of tender and other business opportunities into one handy resource, while the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features … Continue reading
IHBC’s extra weekly HESPR pick: HLF seeks ‘Think pieces’ on roles in ‘new UK housing supply’ – closing 15 May; £25,000 (inc. VAT)
An additional notice from the IHBC’s weekly HESPR bulletin – the regular publication of work opportunities for members of the IHBC’s business network listing, HESPR – is the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) notice seeking ‘think pieces’ on ‘an ambitious role’ … Continue reading