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- More IHBC members (and School delegates) with benefits: 2018 School Friend UAH offers 25% off select CPD-linked publications – NB: Collect at UAH only or P&P extra 23/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School? Don’t forget – Money is not the barrier as bursaries are still available! 23/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School – or going along? Either way, get your CPD boosts using our Day School ‘Speakers’ webpage 23/05/2018
- IHBC Annual School’s ‘Sharing’ theme shared with Ireland’s national heritage week of ‘stories’ – 18 to Sunday, 26 August, 2018 23/05/2018
- IHBC welcomes National Parks UK celebrat?ion of historic environments on ‘European Day of Parks’: 24 May 23/05/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Former mayor opposes demolition of Bath College’s Allen Building 23/05/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Neighbours bring life back into Scotland’s redundant churches, say BEFS and others 23/05/2018
- Council of Europe adopts revised directive on ‘Energy efficient buildings’ 23/05/2018
- Government consultation response to ‘Improving the use of planning conditions’ now out 23/05/2018
- UK residents can help ‘destress’ cities by mapping quiet spots 23/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC 2018 School? Prelude 1: Day School programme details now posted – 22 June, QUB, Belfast, including 2018 AGM 19/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC 2018 School? Prelude 2, as Bill Drummond outlines his take on ‘THE CURFEW TOWER: STAY HERE – MAKE ART… AND SHARE HERITAGE’ 19/05/2018
- Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School? … ‘Not’ a 2018 IHBC School prelude, but keynote Jukka Jokilehto outlines the origins of the 1993 ICOMOS Guidelines 19/05/2018
- IHBC responds to NPPF consultation: Calls time on insubstantial distinctions in levels of ‘substantial harm’, seeks new settings policies, and more…. 19/05/2018
- IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week: Nottingham CC seeks Conservation accredited architect to support Peoples Hall development, closing 23/05 19/05/2018
- IHBC CPD boost in Context: An ‘Island of architecture’ and its independent heritage trusts 19/05/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Centuries-old worker’s graffiti uncovered in renovations at Wentworth Woodhouse 19/05/2018
- Interim Raynsford Review report now out: Final consultation on 9 ‘propositions’ continues to 29 June 19/05/2018
- Cupar CARS/THI contractor bursaries for traditional building skills training: To £500 19/05/2018
- AHRC highlights Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) opportunities: Education in Conflict and Protracted Crises – closing 24 May 19/05/2018
- IHBC’s Council+ first ‘Taster’ feedback: Early career members bring fresh perspectives to forward planning as ‘reverse mentoring’ guides your professional body! 15/05/2018
- Updates from IHBC and Civic Voice from Civic Societies APPG on England’s Conservation Areas at Risk & new research 15/05/2018
- IHBC’s Heritage from the doorstep: 4×4 threat to England’s largest scheduled monument – Cockfield Fell 15/05/2018
- BEFS’ update on campaign to improve property maintenance and repair in Scotland 15/05/2018
- BREEAM Wiki joins IHBC on DBW: Advancing knowledge sharing and collaborative solutions… for BRE sustainability tools 15/05/2018
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
A consultation is now open on having your say on how government can work with and for civil society to tackle challenges and unlock opportunities, and closes on 22 May 2018.
Civic Voice’s First World War Memorials Programme is inviting to its ‘Sharing Success’ events to learn how communities are ‘Remembering the Fallen’. Westgate Hall, Canterbury, the venue of Civic Voice’s next First World War Memorials Programme event (Courtesy Civic Voice)
In March, Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) held a lively workshop with stakeholders from across the sector to review Historic Environment Scotland’s Policy Statement (HESPS), ahead of the HES consultations and review to be held in 2018 and you can … Continue reading
World Heritage UK, the body representing all 31 UK World Heritage Sites, has acknowledged that, in response to UNESCO’s concerns, Liverpool City Council and Peel Holdings have together recently taken three positive initiatives to minimise the risk of Liverpool losing … Continue reading
A new briefing note by SPICe (The Scottish Parliament Infromation Cente) provides short definitions of commonly used planning terms and abbreviations, characterised as jargon but with each interpretation qualified as being ‘brief summary of what are often complex matters, many … Continue reading
A ‘dead house’ where bodies were kept in Victorian times before burial is to be saved from ruin as part of the Grade II-listed St Cynog’s church in Boughrood, Powys, that was rebuilt in the 19th Century, is to receive … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has set out its plan for the year ahead with publication of its Annual Operating Plan for 2018/19.
The Architectural Photography Awards, supported by World Architecture Festival (WAF) and inclusive of both full time professional and keen amateur photographers, is now open.
History Mapped Out: Changes to HES’ PastMap website are making it even easier to search Scotland’s historic sites and landscapes
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced that, after 6 weeks of being tried, tweaked and tried again, its new version of PastMap is live, with several new and enhanced features.
The Welsh Government’s consultation on the draft edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales will close in a little over four weeks, on 18 May.
A familiar name, face and voice to anyone interested in architecture and design, broadcaster Kevin McCloud is also a thoughtful and informed advocate for building conservation, and the Grand Designs presenter has just become the SPAB’s first official Ambassador. image … Continue reading
Wales’ Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has announced more than £3.4m for improvements to Wales’ three National Parks and five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). image Hannah Blythyn – Welsh Government website
A manifesto has been launched by Edinburgh World Heritage (EWH) outlining steps necessary to ensure Scotland’s young people feel a stronger connection to the country’s heritage, with headlines guidance that includes: Have honest conversations about heritage and values Allow us … Continue reading
New Welsh HE consultations include listed places of worship and scheduled monuments, closing 13 July
The Welsh Government has launched it’s third public consultation linked to the implementation of the Historic Environment (HE) (Wales) Act 2016, seeking views on a draft legislative order, on guidance for the management of certain listed places of worship in … Continue reading
Applications are now being accepted for the Saltire Infrastructure Awards 2018, the premier showcase for engineering excellence in Scotland, and close Friday 25 May.
A transformative new system to access training and grant from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has been launched.
The Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning (SAQP) are one of the Government’s most prestigious awards, celebrating achievements in planning, right from the detail of processing through to the bigger picture of creating places, with nominations closing 24 May. image … Continue reading
Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year for four days in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, … Continue reading
Hidden heritage of burial grounds to be revealed by conservation charity Caring for God’s Acre… with HLF funding
Conservation charity Caring for God’s Acre, is set to put burial grounds on the heritage map, thanks to £586,700 National Lottery funding announced last January, as the Beautiful Burial Ground project will highlight the valuable buildings, landmarks and wildlife to … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: ‘Kooky’ development backed by heritage groups but fears over tower height
‘The ‘crazy and kooky’ redevelopment of a college and school has been backed by heritage groups but has sparked concerns over buildings breaching the city’s height limits’, according to a report in the Oxford Mail.
‘The Old House Show’: The SPAB’s ‘first ever grand exhibition’: Greenwich – 7-8 September, includes free CPD
The Society for the Protection for Ancient Buildings (SPAB) has launched its first ever grand exhibition and tied to the ‘SPAB approach’, which will take place at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich on 7-8 September, while offering free Continuing … Continue reading
Design Council and Social Change UK launch ‘Healthy Placemaking’ report: How do we create places that deliver healthier lives?
Design Council and Social Change UK launched their Healthy Placemaking report which highlighted the outcomes from their survey of over 600 built environment practitioners across the UK including architects, town planners and urban designers, offering insight and understanding on healthy … Continue reading
A new plan for Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns World Heritage Site has been launched which includes commitments to improve the quality of new development, better manage tourism growth, and deepen residents’ awareness and understanding of the site among other … Continue reading
The Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee of the National Assembly for Wales has published its report on its recent inquiry into the historic environment, entitled ‘Past and Present: Inquiry into the Historic Environment’.
The government heritage body Historic England (HE) has apologised after posting a message online interpreted by some as suggesting that Nelson’s Column should be bulldozed. image Wikimedia Commons