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Last chance for IHBC Marsh ‘successful learner’ nominations – Enter before April and say ‘Well done!’ to your students and trainees!

This is your last chance to celebrate a successful heritage learner that you know, with the chance of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s Annual School (closing date 31 March 2017). 

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Last chance for IHBC Marsh ‘retired IHBC’ nominations – enter before April and say ‘Well done!’ to your Branch’s retired volunteers!

IHBC Branches can celebrate volunteering retired members with a nomination for IHBC’s Marsh Award before 31 March, with £500 and a Full School place for the winner! 

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New addition to IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – John Edwards on ‘Energy efficiency of traditional buildings’: Why not add yours?

IHBC trustee John Edwards has posted his RICS Conservation Journal article on ‘Energy efficiency of traditional buildings’ on the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – part of the Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) web platform – extending access to his concise summary of … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR pick’: Shettleston New Parish Church seeks consultant on local Heritage Activity Plan, closing 31/03

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

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IHBC consultation response as HE’s revised GPA Note 3 title includes ‘Views’ with ‘Setting’

Historic England’s (HE’s) revision of its Good Practice Advice (GPA) Note 3, ‘The Setting of Heritage Assets’ specifies ‘views’ in its proposed new title and content, to recognise planning issues not covered in the original document, while the IHBC’s consultations response offers further … Continue reading

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REMINDER IHBC Marsh Award closes on 31 March

With just over a week to go until closing date get your nomination in for a ‘great learner’!

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IHBC Annual School reminder: end-of-year budgets

The IHBC is reminding members and their colleagues that they may want to take advantage of any end-of-year budget surpluses – and the Annual School’s early bird delegate rate – to book places or secure sponsorship at the 2017 School.

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REMINDER – Celebrate your retired members with IHBC’s Marsh Award

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 Find out more about this year’s Marsh Award

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IHBC Guidance Note ‘Community Infrastructure Levy and Historic Buildings’ online

IHBC’s Guidance Note (GN), ‘Community Infrastructure Levy and Historic Buildings’ has been published on the IHBC’s Toolbox.

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Know a great learner? Congratulate with an IHBC Marsh Award nomination – closing 31 March

The IHBC’s new Marsh Awards programme has entered its second year, and includes the celebration of successful learning in heritage activities, with prizes of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s Annual School (closing date 31 March 2017).

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IHBC Course Connection Day 2016 – Videos offer first hand insights to students’ diverse philosophies

The IHBC’s ‘Conservation Course Connection Day’ (CCCD) is the institute’s main annual event supporting conservation students, and recently posted videos of the most recent day, in Birmingham in November 2016, demonstrated a healthy diversity of conservation perspectives among early career … Continue reading

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IHBC East Anglia offers no-frills CPD on ‘Traditional Repairs’ Day! 16 May – Orchard Barn restoration project

The IHBC’s East Anglia Branch has organised a one-day workshop ‘traditional repairs’ – with talks and hands-on experience of lime plaster, wattle and daub, clay lump and timber frame repair –on 16 May at Orchard Barn, Suffolk.

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IHBC’s CPD boost: Context on the 2016 School tours – Thursday

The 2016 Annual School’s Thursday tours visited different sites in Worcester and considered how conservation and heritage can been seen in the city today, so you were there or not, you can reflect on the experience through write-ups in Context, … Continue reading

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IHBC handed ‘Keys to…Historic Buildings’: Somerset House, 3 May – CIOB and NT

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.

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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

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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

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New cases and updates on IHBC’s LB Prosecutions Database

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.

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IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR pick’: Historic England on Suffolk’s WW1 memorials –closing 14/03

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

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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.

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IHBC Marsh Award for Retired Members Reminder

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

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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

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IHBC Context CPD boost: Playing for extra time – How to recapture Britain’s sporting history

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

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IHBC at the Natural Stone Show? Naturally… 25-7 April, packed with CPD and free!

The IHBC will host its regular stand at the Natural Stone Show’s Conservation Area in April, in London’s ExCel, so please be sure to visit us there, and remember that this busy event also offers lots of free CPD including … Continue reading

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Even more IHBC member benefits: Heritage Retrofit on your doorstep!

The first edition of ‘Heritage Retrofit older buildings and sustainability’, a Special Report Magazine, has been produced by IHBC’s publishing partners Cathedral Communications, and is being sent to all IHBC members as an additional benefit of IHBC membership.   image © BCD

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IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR pick’: Ashfield DC, Development potential for GII Annesley Hall, Notts, expressions to 27/03

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, and the Director’s top pick for IHBC members this … Continue reading

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