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- New data for IHBC’s ‘LB Prosecutions Database’: Following Boston fine update, more case updates sought 20/03/2018
- IHBC 2018 Yearbook and School theme taster: HES ‘Engine Shed’ public education programme now out 20/03/2018
- IHBC’s School-inspired ‘CPD boost’, via Conservation Wiki, DBW and Context: James Caird’s ‘Tapestry of transport’ 20/03/2018
- IHBC CPD boost: Check the library of sustainable building materials at Glasgow’s Lighthouse 20/03/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Guildford campaigners fear sell-off could mean end for GII listed building 20/03/2018
- Twentieth Century Society report scopes out UK’s modern Conservation Areas 20/03/2018
- Court ruling for switching off CCTV at times of worship 20/03/2018
- Civic Voice APPG update: Griff says without resourced councils England more ‘likely to end up with wrong homes in the wrong places’ 20/03/2018
- Milton Keynes 14-storey ‘luxury’ Hotel La Tour approved 20/03/2018
- HE announces ‘Immortalised’: A hunt for the nation’s secret, forgotten or unknown memorial 20/03/2018
- Update on London becoming world’s first #NationalParkCity 2019 20/03/2018
- Highways England ‘Opens Doors’ to behind the scenes construction sites for the 2018 ‘Year of Engineering’ 20/03/2018
- IHBC update on Civic Societies APPG on draft NPPF: ‘Will it deliver England’s future homes?’: ‘Not a chance’ say all! 16/03/2018
- REMINDER: IHBC member survey reminder on interim report: ‘Are we missing anything’? 16/03/2018
- Check out IHBC NI Branch Chair’s Manchester video lead up to Belfast’s 2018 School 16/03/2018
- IHBC HESPR’s top pick from up to c.£1.8+M of costed work this week: Haringey Council’s Bruce Grove Toilet Restoration project, closing 26/03, valued £25-50K 16/03/2018
- IHBC’s outreach and recruitment update on NFB’s Heritage Group conference: Gorton Monastery, Manchester, 7 March 16/03/2018
- IHBC CPD in Context: Violet Pinwill, woodcarver to Devon and Cornwall 16/03/2018
- UPVC windows on Boston, Lincs, Grade II listed building lead to £1,430+ fine from magistrates 16/03/2018
- UCL’s ISH call: Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary for 2018-2019 – closes 18 June 16/03/2018
- New London Awards 2018 now open for entries – deadline 29 March 16/03/2018
- British Islamic heritage celebrated by Historic England 16/03/2018
- Historic Environment Scotland unveils new £12M Investment Plan 16/03/2018
- Gladstone’s Library: Architect-led Submissions sought for new building and redevelopment of GI building & landscape 16/03/2018
- Iconic Spaghetti Junction immortalised in new Birmingham attraction 16/03/2018
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The Twentieth Century Society (C20) has published its scoping report on 20th century Conservation Areas in the UK, noting how often they are under-valued and vulnerable to redevelopment, and that increased Conservation Area designation could help to combat this threat. … Continue reading
Churches now must switch off CCTV cameras during service as prayers should be private, a consistory court has recently ruled, a ruling believed to be the first made on the ethics of CCTV in church.
Civic Voice APPG update: Griff says without resourced councils England more ‘likely to end up with wrong homes in the wrong places’
Speaking during a meeting of the APPG for Civic Societies on March 13, Civic Voice President, Griff Rhys Jones argued that England’s draft National Planning Policy Framework has ‘No prospect of delivering 300,000 homes per year unless local councils given … Continue reading
Plans for a 14-storey ‘luxury’ hotel in Milton Keynes have been approved, despite objections from Historic England and conservation advisers.
Historic England (HE) has launched ‘Immortalised’, a campaign to help England explore who and how it remembers, as the nation’s statues and monuments come under increasing scrutiny. Whether heroic, quirky, sad, inspirational or challenging, the public are asked to share … Continue reading
The National Park City Foundation (NPCF) calls for support to ‘make London the world’s first National Park City’ describing it as a ‘historic opportunity to improve life in London creating the first national Park City’. image NPCF website
Highways England ‘Opens Doors’ to behind the scenes construction sites for the 2018 ‘Year of Engineering’
Highways England is taking part in the 2018 ‘Year of Engineering’ ‘Open Doors’ event on 19-24 March, giving the public a unique chance to go behind the scenes of five ‘live’ construction sites to see how the roads and structures … Continue reading
A property owner in Boston, Lincolnshire, who fitted UPVC windows to a Grade II Listed Building (LB) without permission has been ordered to pay more than £1,430 by magistrates, while the case is currently being added to the IHBC’s Listed … Continue reading
The University College London’s (UCL) Institute for Sustainable Heritage (ISH) has announces its call for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary for the academic year 2018-2019, with a closing date for receipt of applications of 18 June 2018.
Now open for its eighth year, the New London Awards recognises the very best projects across 15 sectors of the built environment, and are the only London-wide awards for built and unbuilt projects, while the deadline for 2018 is 29 … Continue reading
video Historic England website London Central Mosque, Regent’s Park (Grade II*) and the Fazl Mosque, Southfields (Grade II) have been listed on advice from Historic England, and Britain’s first purpose-built mosque in Woking, Surrey has been upgraded to Grade I, … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has unveiled a new £12 million investment plan for conservation projects on some of Scotland’s most iconic historic sites.
Gladstone’s Library: Architect-led Submissions sought for new building and redevelopment of GI building & landscape
Gladstone’s Library is seeking submissions from architect–led teams with exceptional design skills for a prestigious new building and re-development of the existing Grade I (GI) listed building and its landscape with a shortlist of five teams to be chosen by … Continue reading
Highways England has highlighted how the iconic Spaghetti Junction structure is set to be immortalised at the new LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Birmingham. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Heritage Priority Area Leadership team is inviting AHRC-Funded Principal Investigators to contribute a piece on their research projects as part of the ‘case studies’ section of the Heritage Research website. image Heritage Research … Continue reading
A new survey by specialist insurer, Ecclesiastical, shows that while funding tops the list of concerns heading into 2018, the impact of Government changes is next on the charity risk list.
Nine towns and cities in Scotland are celebrating an injection of £2.4million to help shape their future development, thanks to a new National Lottery scheme which puts heritage at the heart of regeneration. image Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis … Continue reading
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has published ‘The English Housing Survey’ (EHS), providing the findings from the 2016-17 national survey of people’s housing circumstances and the condition and energy efficiency of housing in England.
Planning Theory and Practice (PTP), the RTPI’s academic journal published jointly with Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, has been accepted by Clarivate Analytics for inclusion in the Social Sciences Citation Index™.
‘Europe’s greenest city’ has lost 5,000 trees, chopped down by a private company despite furious local protests, and even Michael Gove calls the destruction ‘bonkers’, but now the chainsaws are about to start their work again, reports the Guardian.
The draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is now out for a consultation closing 10 May, with changes largely driven by housing concerns as demonstrated in the supporting documents and the more reserved position on sustainable development, as well … Continue reading
Qualifications Wales is inviting views on the options proposed following their built environment review of qualifications in Construction and the Built Environment – including recognising that the knowledge and skills for work on traditional and heritage buildings needs to be … Continue reading
Does your church have any signs or plaques marking the work of the Incorporated Church Building Society (ICBS), as good quality photographs of ICBS commemorative signs would help celebrate the church building charity’s 200th anniversary, through the National Churches Trust, … Continue reading
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has published guidance to help understand legal rights and obligations when managing volunteers.
Theatres Trust announce new Theatre Improvement Scheme & final Urgent Repairs recipients in Wolfson Foundation partnership
The Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres, will be awarding four theatres a total of £54,520 in the final funding round of the Urgent Repairs Scheme, a funding scheme set up in partnership with the Wolfson Foundation … Continue reading