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- Update on IHBC Norwich School keynote: Jonathan Foyle
- IHBC members with benefits: Reduced rates for ‘Responsible retrofit’, Bristol fashion
- Electoral pledges survey: heritage, culture, planning etc.
- RICS: £55bn spent on building maintenance (3%+ of GDP)!
- EU Committee calls for greater investment in building sector: traditional materials and sustainability
- £35K court fine: unauthorised demolition Stevenage LB
- PINS confirms appeal delays: inc. enforcement & LBCs
- At 58% support, reviving empty homes is a local priority!
- DEFRA: New funding for rural historic buildings @ up to 80%
- Vic Soc laments HCA demolition of Bristol EH Godwin building
- Luton cinema conversion blow
- LB consent issues cited in election banner row in Carlisle
- IHBC’s HESPR highlights: are you missing out on business?
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The IHBC’s digital network membership has reached the milestone of over 10,000 followers across Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook. IHBC Communications Secretary Charles Strang said: ‘The IHBC currently has 4732 followers on Twitter, 4794 group members on Linkedin and 866 likes in … Continue reading
The High Court challenge relating to the refusal for replacement of original Crittall windows with double glazed timber units at a property in Hampshire is available online. Listed building consent was refused in September 2013 (and appeal refused in June … Continue reading
Members may recall that the IHBC held a round table event at the Scotland’s Towns Conference in November 2014, and members who are interested in town centre issues will be interested to learn of the new resources available from Scotland’s … Continue reading
The recent changes to development management (DM) and permitted development (PD) legislation – relating to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 and the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 – have … Continue reading
A cross-border guide to sustainable construction has been produced by SmartEco Hub for the Department of the Environment Northern Ireland (DoENI), looking at the uses of renewable technology and the practicalities of collaborative approaches between the public and private sectors, … Continue reading
A new research project has been launched by the BRE Trust, aiming to improve the resilience of the built environment towards climate change. BRE writes: The largest UK charity dedicated specifically to built environment research, the BRE Trust, has announced … Continue reading
Arts Council England has made available the results of data which reveals trends in visitor experience and spend at museums and heritage sites, via a new service ‘Insight’ and are inviting interested professionals to sign up for a free trial … Continue reading
The Scottish Heritage Angel awards have been launched, with a call for entries to recognise and celebrate the work of individuals and community groups by 30 June. Historic Scotland writes: A new awards programme has been launched to celebrate the … Continue reading
The early bird rates for the IHBC’s 2015 School have been extended for another week, as pressure on booking means that we have more wanting to book than we can process just now, while if you are worried about cost, … Continue reading
The new edition of the IHBC’s celebrated membership journal, Context is now out and going shopping to explore at the diverse aspects of retail and heritage issues across the UK. IHBC’s Projects Officer and Editorial Board Chair Fiona Newton said: … Continue reading
IHBC members are able to gain a £20 discount on the cost of a valuable day’s training in thatching to be held on 19 May at Frogmary Green Farm, Somerset, thanks to support from Historic England. IHBC South West branch … Continue reading
A one day seminar (with IHBC member discount) has been organised by the Environment Study Centre exploring the best practice standard for the conservation of historic buildings (BS7913), to be held in London’s Somerset House on 1 June and in … Continue reading
The recent Horizon 2020 Expert Group Report on cultural heritage calls for the EU to do more to promote innovation in cultural heritage and its wider contributions to society, as it also notes that ‘renovation and maintenance represents more than … Continue reading