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- New arrangements for National Amenity Society statutory consultations in England: IHBC’s ToolBox Guidance Note now out 17/11/2017
- IHBC Scotland Branch AGM follows SCT’s IHBC-supported Conference on ‘Conservation Areas’: 27 November, Glasgow 17/11/2017
- IHBC members: Can you help? ‘Bats in Churches’ survey closes 30 Nov 17/11/2017
- IHBC HESPR’s weekly top weekly pick from c.£3.8M+ costed work: HE seeks research on ‘the Roman London Riverside Wall’, up to £9000, closing 30/11 17/11/2017
- IHBC Rural Panel offers CPD boost on ‘Vulnerability Brown’: The Gardens Trust on Capability Brown landscapes at risk 17/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes VAG bursaries for winter conference, closing 4 December: Theme ‘Vernacular survival’, 6-7 Jan, Leicester 17/11/2017
- Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Special Notice: Hon Secretary Neil Baxter stands down 17/11/2017
- A piece of Leeds heritage – Temple Mill in Holbeck – for (from) £1? 17/11/2017
- Irresponsible development razes GII Tudno Castle Hotel, Llandudno 17/11/2017
- Derry/Londonderry historic core voted RTPI NI’s ‘Best Place’ 17/11/2017
- Pressure mounts on Plymouth council to sort crumbling Palace Theatre 17/11/2017
- Nuclear shelter vent turned into R2D2 from Star Wars 17/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes DD Architects to our HESPR register: ‘Companies large and small gain from special HESPR’s service support and benefits’ 15/11/2017
- IHBC CPD boost on ‘IPR’ from Design council: What is Intellectual Property? – An expert’s introduction 15/11/2017
- Liverpool takes back £7m parks deal from private firm 15/11/2017
- Interactive map of construction activity across UK and Ireland launched 15/11/2017
- DExEU releases a list of 58 sectors with written impact assessments relating to Brexit 15/11/2017
- THA: Heritage and Health Questionnaire for England 15/11/2017
- £5m project to turn Wedgwood Institute into new enterprise centre 15/11/2017
- Thousands of Rome’s historical images digitized 15/11/2017
- Telegraph on England’s ‘at-risk churches’: Number grows as Historic England warns dwindling congregations are struggling 15/11/2017
- BBC on conservation conundrums: V&A to display Robin Hood Gardens Brutalist flats 15/11/2017
- IHBC 2018 School, Belfast, 21-23 June – First marker: ‘Heritage Collective’ (HESPR member) welcomed as Principal School Sponsor 10/11/2017
- LAST CHANCE – IHBC’s Course Connection Day 2017! 10/11/2017
- IHBC, heritage and client bodies partner to warn government of flawed policy in retrofitting older homes 10/11/2017
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
The Application and appeal to build windfarm beside Louth Canal was dismissed by the Secretary of State Sajid Javid because of the ‘harm’ it would do to the character of the area.
Plans to demolish an almost 100-year-old seafront theatre in Scarborough have been approved so the site can be cleared and sold.
Scotland’s Town Partnership (STP) invites entries in the third annual FutureTown Design Competition to gain media profile for your town and a keynote slot to present your idea at the annual Towns Tea Party, with the deadline for entries is … Continue reading
Historic Hastings Pier in East Sussex, devastated by fire in 2010, has won the prestigious RIBA Stirling architecture award 2017 after a multi-million pound restoration work led by dRMM Architects, beating a shortlist heavy with heritage-sensitive work, including the new … Continue reading
A new report by Historic England (HE) shows that 1 in 5 owners of residential listed properties are also running some kind of commercial venture from them.
The impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the role local authorities could play post-Brexit is to be examined by MPs on the Communities and Local Government committee. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has published a call for evidence on all elements of the current Green Deal Framework, as part of Energy efficiency in buildings and Household energy, to help improve the Framework so it … Continue reading
There is still time to be in with a chance of winning at the European Association Awards in 2018, as you can have until the 15th November to submit your entry. For more background see the NewsBlogs Extend your deadline: … Continue reading
Heritage traditions? Irish historian in Cambridge uncovers drinking habits of 16th century Ireland masons: 14 pints a day
Tipperary woman Dr Susan Flavin on her discovery that Irish ‘burly stone masons’ and others in the 16th century drank 14 pints a day
The Association of English Cathedrals would like to hear from those with an interest in cathedrals and the time and relevant specialist skills and experience to serve as volunteer expert members on the newly created Cathedral Projects Support Panel.
Film director warns that unsympathetic developments aimed at visitors could lead to historic city losing its UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS) status.
New research released by the campaigning charity Empty Homes to mark Empty Homes Week shows that both the highest and lowest value properties in England have the highest levels of long-term empty homes.
The BBC has reported on the Victorian kitchen garden at Florencecourt Co. Fermanagh which is being revived to 1930’s splendour with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Belfast City Council has voted in favour of Translink’s new transport hub, meaning Belfast’s Boyne Bridge could be demolished to accommodate it, but, says the BBC, the current bridge near Sandy Row was reconstructed in 1936, while its origins date … Continue reading
Ahead of our Halloween and After Dark events programme, English Heritage asked 1,800 staff to vote for the spookiest site in its care. image EH website
THA update on Treasury discussions: Highlights ‘Cut the VAT’ evidence base, supported by IHBC, and more…
The Heritage Alliance (THA) has issued an update on its discussions with the Treasury, including highlighting the benefits of cutting VAT on repairs etc., which relies on an evidence base co-funded by the IHBC and developed by Experian.
Don’t forget: Historic England National Capacity Building Programme 2018-2020: ‘Call for applications’, closing 5 November
Historic England National Capacity Building Programme 2018-2020: ‘Call for applications’, closing 5 November
HE’s ‘At Risk 2017’ launched: incudes Hawksmoor, gasholder and Nash’s Brighton gardens… but target rescues ahead of schedule
Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register 2017 has been published, its annual snapshot of the state of England’s most valued vulnerable historic places, highlighting the sites across England that are at risk of being lost as a result of neglect, decay … Continue reading
Winners of Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017 have been announced.
The 2018 Awards have 11 categories to choose from, including the BRAND NEW Best Shop Award which is split into two categories – Turnover Above £500k and Turnover Below £500k. Also returning for 2018 is the ever popular and FREE Volunteer(s) of the … Continue reading
RTPI Cymru is launching a competition – closing 10 November – to collect photographs and drawings which depict planning in Wales.
Part of the Parliamentary estate was cordoned off on Thursday after reports that masonry had fallen from part of a building, smashing a car window. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament
Scientific research carried out by the National Trust has found that natural and historic places have a powerful effect on all of us, as their ‘Places that Make us’ report demonstrates the depth of people’s connection with place.
Four new Trustees are sought to join the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)/ National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) Board in 2018, with applications closing 3 November.
HE highlights TCPA’s 70th anniversary online and in debate – From Hugh Ellis and Bob Kindred to Birgitta Ringbeck and Deborah Mays