Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog

2018 School Bursaries: ‘Money is not the barrier’ – £3750 still available to support delegates needing support

Up to £3750 of bursary places (mainly for the Day School) are still available for the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast on 21-23 June, themed on ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and offering some of the best heritage learning and CPD around: … Continue reading

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‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ skills update: From LA COs to amenity societies, summer jobs and private companies – some closing 4 May!

To help understand skills and career profiles in the sector, the IHBC now offers regular reviews of recent career openings and staff appointments featured on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service – from Local Authority (LA) Conservation Officers (COs) to summer … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC’s Chair and Vice Chair join Civic Societies APPG on Conservation Areas: London, 8 May -#myconservationareamatters

IHBC’s Chair and Vice Chair join Civic Societies APPG on Conservation Areas: London, 8 May -#myconservationareamatters

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‘After opening’: IHBC, Felton and Donald Insall Associates Architects on Kew’s Temperate House on DBW’s Home Page

To commemorate the opening of Decimus Burton’s monumental Temperate House precinct at the Unesco World Heritage Site of Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, reopened on 3 May 2018 after a 5-year, £41 million restoration project, Designing Buildings Wiki has featured on … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£250K+ costed work this week: Community-engaged Design Guide developer sought for Welwyn Garden City scheme etc., closing 29/05, £50,000 contract

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth some £1.5M+ this week, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost in Context’s ‘Isle of Man’ issue: ‘Understanding the the island’ – planning review and protection

Catriona Mackie writes about ’The island in context’ in the latest edition of IHBC’s Context, themed on the Isle of Man, setting out its planning system, currently under review, and the opportunities to amend or radically redesign planning and conservation … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Ivybridge is about to turn trendy – thanks to its old paper mill, writes The Plymouth Herald

Stowford Mill, Ivybridge, is one of Devon’s oldest industrial sites – and it’s undergoing a transformation to become ‘trendy’, says The Plymouth Herald.

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Pre-School planning for 2018?  Boost your IHBC accreditation submission (& CPD) in Belfast (31/05) and beyond, with free application support MATE sessions

The next round of the IHBC’s popular and free MATE sessions – our Membership Application Training Events, supporting applications for IHBC accreditation – is under way with plans in place for Belfast (31/05: Online booking open), Glasgow (7/06), booking open), … Continue reading

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More IHBC members with benefits: LPOC’s special offer –Listed Heritage FREE to IHBC members

The IHBC is delighted to announce that the Listed Property Owners’ Club has agreed to provide free subscriptions to their Listed Heritage magazine to IHBC members on request.

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REMINDER: Promote your business, service or operations at the IHBC’s 2018 School – great value, from leaflet distribution and exhibition space to sponsorship!

Looking for work? Book your promotional opportunities at the IHBC’s 2018 School: Belfast 21-23 June – #Europeforculture

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IHBC’s CPD boost in Context: Isle of Man’s archaeology – ’10,000 years of settlement’

Edmund Southworth explores ’10,000 years of settlement’ in our new issue of Context, as writes about the rich archaeology of the Isle of Man. image of Meayll Circle (Flickr CC 2.0 Culture Vannin)

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Medieval Coventry monastery to be restored as visitor attraction for UK City of Culture 2021

One of Coventry’s ‘finest medieval buildings’ will be restored as a major visitor attraction in time for City of Culture 2021, the Coventry Observer explains.

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IHBC’s Student Awards for 2017 now out: Gus Astley Student Award and commendations at Belfast School in 2018 

The winner of the IHBC Gus Astley Student Award for 2017 has been announced as Rodolfo Acevedo Rodríguez, then on the IHBC-recognised conservation course at University of Cambridge, for his work on the history, design and function of Thornton Abbey … Continue reading

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IHBC 2018 School: New speaker confirmed – RoI’s ‘Heritage Council’ adds its voice with Ian Doyle, Head of Conservation on ‘Transforming heritage care in Ireland…’ 

The IHBC is delighted to announce a new speaker to the 2018 School’s already distinguished list for the Day School on 22 June in Belfast, as Ian Doyle, Head of Conservation with Ireland’s Heritage Council – the country’s statutory agency … Continue reading

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IHBC 2018 School Friend UAH launches Heritage Angel Awards for NI in Derry~Londonderry: closing 1 June 

Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH) – a friend of the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School – has launched the 2018 Heritage Angel Awards for Northern Ireland in Derry~Londonderry, celebrating the unsung heroes of local heritage, and with applications and nominations open until … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC’s online application for ‘Recognised CPD Providers’ – Apply online for our free service!

Anyone seeking recognition by the IHBC as a CPD provider can apply using our online registration form; all part of the IHBC’s promotion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for members and practitioners from all disciplines and backgrounds. image IHBC Areas … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick from up to c.£1.5M+ of costed work this week: Cadwyn Clwyd seeks project services for ‘interpretive masterplan’ for Ruthin Castle etc., closing 04/05, £18,000 contract 

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth some £1.5M+ this week, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD Boost: Design Council flags ‘Reclaiming Negative Space Survey’ and potential outcomes 

The Design Council is committed to making a difference in people’s lives through design, flagging up the work of two architects – Seán Kehoe and Vincent Walsh – who are looking at small parcels of land and assessing the site … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Carron Company post box in Glasgow given listed building status

The Glasgow Evening News has celebrated the news that a red pillar box – erected in 1936 on Nithsdale Drive in Glasgow’s South Side during the short reign of Edward VIII – has been given listed building status. image Glasgow … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Chair and Vice Chair join Civic Societies APPG on Conservation Areas: London, 8 May -#myconservationareamatters

IHBC Chair James Caird will be at the top table, with Vice Chair Kathy Davies among the IHBC officers also attending the next All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Civic Societies meeting, on 8 May, looking at how communities can … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Promote your business, service or operations at the IHBC’s 2018 School – great value, from leaflet distribution and exhibition space to sponsorship!

Looking for work? Book your promotional opportunities at the IHBC’s 2018 School: Belfast 21-23 June – #Europeforculture

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IHBC’s CPD boost in Context: History of architecture in a nutshell – ‘From blackhouse to Baillie Scott’ in Manx architecture

Patricia Tutt writes on the distinctive nature of Manx architecture across its history in her Isle of Man Context article, ‘From blackhouse to Baillie Scott’.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Local students get hands-on at iconic Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings 

Shrewsbury Colleges Group students have become the first to gain hands-on experience of traditional construction methods, as reported by Shropshire Live, part of a National Lottery-funded programme to plug England’s heritage skills gap, using 18th Century Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings as … Continue reading

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New IHBC Context out: ‘Isle of Man’ themed in a 64 page ‘bumper’ issue with lots more for your CPD 

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is themed around the Isle of Man, combining distinctive national histories and resources with heritage and conservation challenges while offering the usual regular sector updates and takes from the IHBC and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s NEW 2018 School CPD special offer, with Yale University Press: Pevsner Architectural Guides to Ulster – £15 off the pair, free post.. and more! 

The IHBC is delighted to a announce a special deal to support CPD for IHBC’s 2018 School delegates: £15 price reduction for the two Pevsner guides to Ulster when purchased together from the YaleBooks website, www.yalebooks.co.uk: North West Ulster: The … Continue reading

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