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- IHBC makes history again: New joint conservation practice statement – ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ launched at 2017 School and AGM 24/06/2017
- IHBC AGM 2017: Cultivating new officers while delivering on our ambitions 24/06/2017
- IHBC 2018 School announced: Belfast, June 21-23, 2018 – ‘Our shared heritage’ 24/06/2017
- HESPR’s top pick of the week: Consultant to evaluate impact of Historic England’s work, valued £30-40k, closing 10 July 24/06/2017
- IHBC CPD boost: Reflections on the Power of Place – Locality-led partnering on place-based working in Sheffield 24/06/2017
- HE reopens applications for Heritage Action Zones (HAZ)- improve economic growth and quality of life in your local places 24/06/2017
- Scotland’s ‘What’s Your Heritage?’ campaign results out as Scots share thoughts on what heritage means to them 24/06/2017
- Rural Network Wales’ Sustainable Management Scheme Application to open 10 July 24/06/2017
- Girdwood Community Hub takes top honours at Northern Ireland RICS Awards 24/06/2017
- IHBC President’s planning perspectives: RIBA’s ‘Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking’ 21/06/2017
- IHBC Members with benefits: £10 off RTPI NE on ‘Heritage Matters’, in Newcastle, 5 July 21/06/2017
- IHBC opportunities spotlight: Innovate UK seeks applications for £5m for innovation in ‘infrastructure systems for a better world’ 21/06/2017
- Conservative areas ‘difficult’ to get planning permission in, warn developers 21/06/2017
- Nominations open for third Scottish ‘Heritage Angels’ Awards 2017 21/06/2017
- Findings from Lichfields’ latest research into rural tourism 21/06/2017
- NT scoops ‘Special Recognition Award’ for excellence at the Museums + Heritage Awards 21/06/2017
- Campaigners win right to appeal Lancashire fracking decision 21/06/2017
- Grosvenor unveils £500m plans for 12 acres in Bermondsey 21/06/2017
- Titanic Belfast and Odyssey expansion plans 21/06/2017
- IHBC superlatives: Last chance AND once in a lifetime CPD – Heritage values and opportunities in transport infrastructure, Manchester 22/23/24 June 16/06/2017
- IHBC welcomes England’s ‘Civic Day’, a national celebration of civic pride, June 17, from Civic Voice 16/06/2017
- HESPR’s top pick: Monmouthshire CC- Abergavenny Castle, ‘Sympathetic’ traditional timber-framed events structure, closing 17 July 16/06/2017
- IHBC opportunities spotlight: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 2017 Travelling Fellowship – closing 19 Sept 16/06/2017
- BEFS highlights data resources on Europe & seeks thoughts BREXIT priorities by 20 June… 16/06/2017
- SAVE’s ‘Up My Street’ – Buildings at Risk Catalogue 2017-18: Launches 28 June 16/06/2017
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HE reopens applications for Heritage Action Zones (HAZ)- improve economic growth and quality of life in your local places
Historic England (HE) has reopened applications for Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) status and support, offering opportunities to improve economic growth and quality of life in cities by breathing new life into old places.
Scotland’s ‘What’s Your Heritage?’ campaign results out as Scots share thoughts on what heritage means to them
A report on what heritage means to Scots has been published by Historic Environment Scotland (HES), revealing which of Scotland’s places, buildings and monuments might be recognised and celebrated.
Rural network Wales Sustainable Management scheme third application window is opening on 10 July, and will provide financial support for land management and collaboration activities.
More than 30 of Northern Ireland’s most impressive and community-beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at the RICS Awards 2017, Northern Ireland with North Belfast’s Girdwood Community Hub claiming the overall ‘Project of the Year’ award.
Property developers are finding it ‘significantly more difficult’ to get new houses built in areas controlled by Conservative politicians, new research reveals.
Nominations have opened for the third Scottish Heritage Angels Awards in a bid to find those groups and individuals – or ‘Angels’ – who have played a special part in caring for, recording and celebrating the nation’s historic environment.
Lichfields has published its most recent insight ‘Rural estates: economic benefits of rural tourism’, with key findings underpinning the case that ‘Planning is key to unlock the value in rural estates’.
On 17 May the National Trust (NT) was awarded a one-off Special Recognition Award at the prestigious Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence.
Campaigners have been granted permission to appeal against the decision to allow fracking in Lancashire.
Building reports that Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has unveiled its £500m masterplan for 1,500 new rental homes in Bermondsey in South East London.
Titanic Belfast and the Odyssey Pavilion are both set to undergo fresh expansion according to new plans reported on by the Belfast Telegraph.
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS), the link body for built and historic environment interests in Scotland, is highlighting research resources on European links while asking for thoughts on Brexit priorities by 20 June.
SAVE Britain’s Heritage’s latest ‘Buildings at Risk Catalogue’ will be published on 28th June 2017, and features over 100 decaying buildings from across the country in need of new owners or new uses.
Gaby Laing, Heritage Officer at the Scottish Civic Trust has put together a timeline of the Trust’s history of the last fifty years to mark 50 years of the Scottish Civic Trust. image from SCT website
Thirty six local authorities have been identified as having the UK’s top council websites after performance surveys carried out from a customer perspective.
Press reports cite National Trust bosses as having rejected a request from chemicals firm Ineos to conduct surveys at Clumber Park to test for shale gas – a process that could lead to fracking.
A large Kiwi chalk figure in Wiltshire commemorating lives lost and sacrifices made by New Zealand troops in First World War is protected as a scheduled monument, and a Terrain Model of Messines in Staffordshire – an accurate scale model … Continue reading
The Great Place Scheme has been launched in Northern Ireland, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), to put culture and heritage at the heart of the development of local communities.
A community group from Leeds, has put their plans for the Cardy, a Grade II listed pub in Burley, directly to owners Greene King, who made it very clear they are looking for the best bid and not necessarily the … Continue reading
The Welsh Government will invest nearly £300,000 this year to create more opportunities for people to engage in culture and the arts and drive up volunteering in the sector.
The Australian National Trust has announced the 2017 Heritage Awards winners, with categories that reflect many heritage areas familiar in the UK, and some less so.
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation had a record spend of £49.1m across its grant-making and social investments, and it now has an endowment of £1bn, its 2016 accounts have revealed, which was up from £876m at the same time in 2015.
Ninety percent of floodplains across the country have been so severely changed that they no longer work properly, according to a new report, released today by Co-op Insurance and Dr Neil Entwistle and Dr George Heritage of The University of … Continue reading
Google has submitted plans for ‘landscraper’ London headquarters, as construction on building that is longer than the Shard is tall is set to begin in King’s Cross in 2018.
Battersea Power Station’s four chimneys are iconic structures that are instantly recognisable and a much-loved feature of London’s skyline and are being fully reconstructed with work near completion and painting underway.