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- IHBC launches online registration for Recognised CPD providers: Sign up online, for free! 19/05/2017
- Be a ‘Friend’ to the IHBC’s 2017 Manchester School and use your network to join ours, absolutely free! (Limited Offer) 19/05/2017
- IHBC responds to White Paper on housing market 19/05/2017
- HESPR top Pick: Pembrokeshire seeks consultant to define and value cultural heritage, closing 13 June 19/05/2017
- Wales’ Economy Secretary launches UK’s first statutory list of historic place names 19/05/2017
- UNESCO: UK Explanation of Vote (EoV) concerning the Jerusalem and Culture resolutions 19/05/2017
- Celebrating Scotland’s ‘Year of Heritage etc’ in parks and greenspaces 19/05/2017
- Belfast dry docks may lose listed building status 19/05/2017
- Italy giving away dozens of historic buildings for free (with just one catch: tourism) 19/05/2017
- University of Dundee invites people to virtually design new building 19/05/2017
- IHBC welcomes Historic England support for 2017 Annual School: ‘Marking some 10 years of strategic support for accessible, sector-wide CPD’ 17/05/2017
- IHBC launches web page resource for our bespoke PI Insurance scheme 17/05/2017
- Changes in Wales’ EIA highlighted 17/05/2017
- London’s Skyline Campaign launches petition against change to Westminster’s tall buildings policy 17/05/2017
- Brick Awards 2017 now open: Closing 9 June 17/05/2017
- Opinion: WHS status for Lake District? Not if it’s preserving a sheepwrecked monument to subsidised overgrazing and ecological destruction 17/05/2017
- Discover Edinburgh in 101 extraordinary objects: Part of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology 17/05/2017
- Brodsworth Hall ‘posh privy’ unveiled: BBC Celebrates! 17/05/2017
- Interested in IHBC’s UK plans… and heritage policy? Late opportunities to attend Council+ in Birmingham, 18 May 12/05/2017
- IHBC’s 2017 School bursaries still available: ‘Money’s not the barrier’ to the 2017 Manchester School on ‘Transport Infrastructure’ 12/05/2017
- IHBC CPD boost: Extend your skills using Designing Buildings Wiki’s ‘Top 50’ 12/05/2017
- HESPR top Pick: Swansea seeks comprehensive survey for Hafod Copperworks Archaeological Assessment, closing 1 June 12/05/2017
- CV Vice President Sandys highlights 33% reduction in conservation officers: Communities -‘Make conservation a national issue’ 12/05/2017
- Don’t forget: Historic England’s Heritage Angels Awards open till 4 June: Say ‘Well Done’ to someone you know – even yourself! 12/05/2017
- Survey: More tall buildings planned for London as 436 now projected 12/05/2017
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
A new online resource that has already recorded nearly 350,000 historic place names in Wales and will capture their historical importance for generations to come has being launched by Economy Secretary, Ken Skates.
EoV delivered by the UK Delegation to UNESCO, regarding the Jerusalem resolution and the resolution concerning Educational And Cultural Institutions in the Occupied Arab Territories. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
To celebrate its year of heritage, history and archaeology Parks Scotland has launched their Heritage and History campaign to promote the diversity of Scotland’s parks and greenspaces highlighting projects that are working to develop park and greenspace heritage.
Two dry docks which are the oldest part of Belfast’s port may lose listed status as a result of a review by Northern Ireland’s heritage authorities, the Belfast Telegraph reports.
From ancient castles, monasteries, convents and towers to old farmhouses, schools and inns, 103 of Italy’s historic buildings are being given away for free with one requirement: all takers will need to commit to transforming the properties into tourist facilities … Continue reading
As part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, the University of Dundee invited people to design and build a new iconic university building in a virtual version of Dundee.
The Chief Planner for Wales, Neil Hemington, has written to all heads of planning in Wales about changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regime due to come into force on 16 May.
The Skyline Campaign has launched a petition against proposed change to Westminster Council’s policy on tall buildings, arguing it would be the ‘kiss of death to conservation’, and describing the consultation questionnaire as ‘devious and dishonest’.
Nominations for the Brick Awards 2017 are now open, with 15 different categories celebrating brick in every aspect of design and construction, and with a closing date of 9 June.
Opinion: WHS status for Lake District? Not if it’s preserving a sheepwrecked monument to subsidised overgrazing and ecological destruction
George Monbiot, writing in the Guardian, argues that, with UNESCO deciding in the next few weeks about inscribing the Lake District as a World Heritage Site, this would lock the Lake district into its ‘current shocking state’, ensuring that ‘recovery … Continue reading
Discover Edinburgh in 101 extraordinary objects: Part of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology
A new visitor experience ‘Edinburgh 101’ is launched as part of a plan to connect as many people as possible from all backgrounds to the heritage of the city, as party of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology.
An outdoor privy at Brodsworth Hall, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire is being hailed as ‘one of the poshest in the country’ after being restored at a Victorian country house.
CV Vice President Sandys highlights 33% reduction in conservation officers: Communities -‘Make conservation a national issue’
The Vice-President of Civic Voice (CV) – the link body for England’s civic bodies – Laura Sandys, calls on communities to join Civic Voice’s Big Conservation Conversation and make conservation a national issue, highlighting the 33% reduction in conservation officers … Continue reading
Don’t forget: Historic England’s Heritage Angels Awards open till 4 June: Say ‘Well Done’ to someone you know – even yourself!
Historic England’s Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people taking action to champion their local heritage, and opportunities for nomination and application are currently open with four award categories to apply for in 2017: Best Rescue of a Historic Building … Continue reading
A new report by New London Architecture (NLA) and GLHearn (part of Capita Real Estate) reveals that there are an additional 119 new tall buildings planned for London since this time last year, which takes the total number of tall … Continue reading
The World Monuments Fund (WMF) Modern Century initiative is a social media discussion about modern architecture and preservation, linked to Instagram posts, and is looking for suggestions on ‘modern buildings that matter’ to people, by May 26.
A Black Isle community has celebrated getting its own ‘treasure’ back after saving a medieval church from ‘the point of no return’, according to a feature from Aberdeen’s Press and Journal.
The Saturday tours visited different sites in and around Worcester – from the Jewellery Quarter and Dudley Castle to Malvern station and the King’s School, and in anticipation of our 2017 School on ‘Historic Transport Infrastructure’, you can remind or … Continue reading
The Canal and Rivers Trust is seeking groups to look after stretches of waterway across England and Wales.
THA ‘Brexit Briefing’ update: 10-Year European funding provided c.£280m for heritage linked agri-environment schemes etc.
The Heritage Alliance (THA), England’s link body for heritage organisations, has produced a ‘Brexit briefing’ which has been updated to highlight how in the past 10 years the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, including LEADER, has provided England with … Continue reading
Experts have been assessing the damage at Parnham House, a Grade I (GI) 16th Century listed stately home near Beaminster which was gutted in a suspicious fire on Easter Sunday, with the Dorset Echo reporting locally on progress.
The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) monthly ‘Future Trends’ workload index gained strength in March 2017 – rising to +22 from +16 in February 2017.
Bath Preservation Trust has launched a new publication giving guidance to owners on how to make changes to Listed Buildings (LBs) in Bath.
Conservation has started to restore Hurst Castle in Hampshire that was used up until the Second World War.
The Heritage Alliance (THA) England’s heritage link body, has published ‘The Heritage Manifesto 2017’.