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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
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The Treasury select committee has queried the cost of building work and is investigating if a temporary shutdown can be avoided. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament
The BBC reports that the listed Ormeau Baths building in Belfast is to become a co-working space for freelancers and small businesses.
Courtesy of the organisers the IHBC will host a stand at the joint National Trust (NT) and CIOB event entitled ‘Keys to the successful operation of historic buildings’, to take place on 3 May in Somerset House.
IHBC’s bursary bounty: ‘Money’s not the barrier’ to the IHBC’s 2017 School on ‘Transport Infrastructure’ – £5000+ available for practitioners & learners…
The IHBC reminds anyone with an interest in heritage that the IHBC is here to help those in need of support for learning, so if you need help to attend the IHBC’s 2017 School in Manchester in June be sure … Continue reading
An Article 4 direction from Southwark Council means that any changes to pubs in the areas will have to go through the planning process rather than benefit from Permitted Development (PD) rights, so the council – as well as the … Continue reading
Civic Voice (CV) reports that Tony Barton, chair of Donald Insall Associates, has written an article on 50 years of Conservation Areas for the Architects Journal.
A crowdfunded attempt to take Plymouth City Council to judicial review over a planning application has been thrown out on the papers as ‘wholly unarguable’.
Plans to turn a former hotel and Grade B listed building into a thriving community hub for the people of Galston, East Ayrshire are more likely now thanks to a Big Lottery Fund award of £328,579, to Galston Community Development … Continue reading
The boss of a firm hoping to build a flats complex on the edge of Rubislaw Quarry has vowed to fight to prevent a granite heritage centre being built at the site.
The passing of this legislation is seen by many as bringing to an end the failure of successive UK governments to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
The BBC has featured a phone app has been created to give users a guided tour of some of London’s best ‘ghost signs’, faded branding and advertising markings found on the sides of buildings across the capital.
IHBC-STBA update to Bonfield: Make ‘Each Home Count’ with ‘Different but Complementary’ approach to traditional fabric
In a well-received and incisive presentation to an audience that included Peter Bonfield, John Preston, IHBC’s Green Panel Chair and Heritage Chair of the STBA, called for traditional buildings to be given a ‘Different but Complementary’ approach in Bonfield’s ‘Each … Continue reading
A recent update of the IHBC’s Listed Building (LB) prosecutions database has resulted in nearly 10 new cases being added to the listing, as well as an overhaul of the contents.
The IHBC’s commercial conservation services listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other opportunities together into one handy resource, while the Director’s top pick for IHBC members this … Continue reading
Villagers have won a row about honouring their war dead, as a Church judge ruled they can use a wreath holder to display poppies all year round.
Cash-strapped Guildford Cathedral under threat as ‘not too big to fail’, Archbishop of Canterbury warns
The future of the Guildford Cathedral, built in 1961, is now under threat after plans for a housing development on surplus land that would have raised a £10m endowment were rejected by the council.
The Secretary of State for Culture Media & Sport, Karen Bradley, has launched the Government’s ‘UK Digital Strategy’ to help ‘build on our success to date to develop a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone.’
A person protesting against a £65m hotel development in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket – which includes the 19th Century A-listed India Buildings – has left a tree he has been living in after a sheriff granted an eviction notice to developers.
The Supreme Court has given Dover District Council and developer China Gateway International permission to appeal a Court of Appeal ruling that quashed permission for a 521-dwelling development in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) following the conclusion that … Continue reading
HMHS Anglia, a hospital ship sunk during the First World War, was recently given war grave status, recognizing the remains of the more than 160 soldiers and sailors who lost their lives aboard her.
New IHBC Research Note: LA Conservation Specialists Jobs Market 2016, as 71% specify IHBC, up from 65% in 2016
The IHBC’s Toolbox now holds our most recent Research Note, which offers market intelligence on the ‘Local Authority Conservation Specialists Jobs Market’ for 2016, and confirms a 6% rise in posts specifying IHBC.
IHBC Branches: Celebrate your retired members with a nomination for IHBC’s Marsh Award before 31 March: £500 and a Full School place for those contributing to the community
IHBC CPD boost from USA: ‘The Heritage Film Set: A UK Perspective on Caring for Historic Filming Locations’
The risks of filming at historic sites and maintaining the physical integrity of heritage sites are some of the issues explored in a Blog by University of Edinburgh’s Clare Flynn, based on her dissertation, which comes to IHBC via America’s … Continue reading
The heritage of sport is being appreciated as one dimension of the historic environment and, in the case of football, it is a keenly distinctive aspect of place, memory and meaning, says Jason Wood in his recent article in IHBC’s … Continue reading
Lords voted by a clear majority to support an amendment tabled by Lord Kennedy of Southwark to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill which sought to remove ‘permitted development rights’ from pubs, which would have been vulnerable to demolition or conversion to a … Continue reading