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- IHBC NI Branch conference date: ‘Heritage for the Next Generation…. WHO PAYS!’: Keynote by John Sergeant (Strictly… ‘Barging’… and politics), 9 Nov
- IHBC’s Vice Chair @IOM – Heritage planning in the community: On the island; on the case, and on the radio
- BEFS secures HES funding to coordinate the Scottish Traditional Building Forum (STBF)
- Heritage’s ‘big economics’: HLF’s £192million+ to more than 380 waterways projects since 1994
- Professional bodies warn Government of UK’s construction skills crisis post-referendum
- CMS Committee: The impact of Brexit..
- Aylesbury Estate CPO blocked: Southwark Council to seek Judicial Review
- European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: and call for ideas
- Welsh Government 5-year plan released
- RIBA welcomes a new CE
- Free read article- Brexit and environmental Law
- Local Authority conservation capacity in England: New research confirms continued decline for 10 years – 36% since 2006!
- IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR tender pick of the week’: Orkney @ £20,000 to £30,000
- Reduced rates and 3 FREE IHBC Bursary places at BLF’s Hot-Mixed Lime Mortars seminar, Coventry, 20 Oct… act fast for a special ‘IHBC members with benefits’ offer!
- IHBC welcomes its first Vice President: Mike Brown IHBC
- Historic Building Protection Funding: Parliamentary questions to DCMS
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The Guardian reports that Swedish government is to tackle ‘throwaway culture’ by cutting VAT on fixing everything from bicycles to washing machines, with Swedes possibly also going to be able to claim back from income tax half of the labour … Continue reading
The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards is one of Europe’s most prestigious prize in the heritage field, and the closing date for 2017 is fast approaching, as 1 October 2016. Europa Nostra writes: Every year, … Continue reading
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has vacancies for committee members in London, Yorkshire and the Humber, Northern Ireland, and Scotland, and for committee chairs in the North East, and Yorkshire and the Humber, with application closing on 3 October, while … Continue reading
A public outcry by former students and heritage campaigners has prompted the return of landmark gates to the University of Edinburgh. The carved sandstone and wrought iron gates stood next to the university’s graduation venue, the McEwan Hall, but were … Continue reading
The sun is finally setting on Rhyl’s Sun Centre – described as the town’s ‘biggest ever success’ with demolition workers moving onto the site and starting to tear down the beloved water park, as the resort’s seafront begins its latest … Continue reading
The IHBC’s South Branch conference and AGM will take place on 7 October in Shaw House in Newbury – ‘one of the best preserved Elizabethan mansions in England – and as numbers are limited and the conference is open to … Continue reading
The Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill is to be introduced in the latest legislative programme of the Welsh Government (WG), and its first Welsh tax in almost 800 years. The Welsh Government writes: A new … Continue reading
1 in 10 home owners not happy with their builder’s work: So use the FMB’s ‘Keep away from the Cowboys’ checklist
One in ten home building projects fail to please home owners, leaving a trail of unhappy customers, according to new research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), as it says that owners can get the best value by using … Continue reading
A new survey has found the majority of Londoners living in inner London boroughs want to see restrictions in place for new tall buildings, as a poll of 500 London residents has found many people living in inner London boroughs … Continue reading
London is outranking other global cities globally for liveability, economic clout and opportunity, according to a new study by PWC US PWC United States writes: U.S. cities are demonstrating strength in leading economic and social indicators, but are also revealing … Continue reading
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee debated funding for arts, culture and the creative sector at its meeting on 5 September, with representation from the British Arts Festival Association, The Creative Industries Federation and Cultural and Leisure Officers Association. The … Continue reading
DAERA, NI, announces phase 3 of rural capital micro grants scheme: for ‘rural community and voluntary groups’
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in Northern Ireland (NI) has announced that its new phase of the Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme will provide an additional £450,000, with communities able to use funds for essential repairs … Continue reading
The latest green belt statistics for England has been released, concluding there is a decrease of 1,020 hectares (less than 0.1 per cent) between 31 March 2015 and 31 March 2016 and eight local authorities have made changes in their … Continue reading
The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence are open for entries, with a closing date of 9 December 2016, and categories that include ‘Excellence in Planning for Built Heritage’ and volunteering, while for the first time entry is free. The RTPI … Continue reading
IHBC late fee payment reminder: Remember IHBC fees are tax deductible as well as great value, with extra fee support too!
IHBC members are reminded that late fees are now being collected, while failure to pay in the coming weeks will result in removal from our membership listing and loss of benefits and services, including any relevant accreditation, so if you … Continue reading
IHBC Director Sean O’Reilly said: ‘This eye-catching feature offers a great profile for some our core concepts – conservation, re-use and low-carbon, sustainable development. It will remind many mainstream practitioners, especially those less familiar with conservation professionals and practice, just … Continue reading