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- IHBC in the news: Sunday Times ‘Home’ has IHBC’s President, and with NHTG too!
- IHBC members, with benefits: 10% discount reminder – conservation BS 7913 CPD, Belfast, 18 Feb.
- IHBC CPD in the church: ‘Architecture for the contemporary church’, Bristol, Feb 23
- Update on the HE (Wales) Bill: ‘Tweet in’ to voting on 9 February
- Ideas about Scottish planning? Add to the debate by 29 Feb
- Conservation Covenants: Coming closer….
- Royal Greenwich in legal first: viability assessments
- DEFRA CSS applications – opportunities for historic boundary treatments
- New Welsh Streets Plan launched
- Wentworth Woodhouse: Purchase agreed with WWPT BPT
- ‘Woodhenge’ given a 2 year temporary permission
- IHBC feature: ‘Council+’ member Rachael Parry reports on LABC’s Renovation Day – 3 December 2015
- ABI: Poor maintenance = Insurance barrier; so look after your home!
- Baroness Randerson to lead review of (property) heritage services in Wales
- Commons Library Briefing: Planning systems across the UK
- RBKC applicant advice to be published online
Daily Archives: 21/01/2012
The IHBC, with partner bodies the SPAB and COTAC, have highlighted in the construction sector press their concerns over the damage the government’s Green Deal initiative might cause to the historic environment. The success of the initiative has helped set … Continue reading
Colin Haylock, a full member of the IHBC, has become President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) in succession to Richard Summers. IHBC Secretary Eddie Booth welcomed Colin to his new position saying: ‘The IHBC is very proud … Continue reading
A 19th century granary store that has been spectacularly transformed into a university for the arts has scooped the Mayor’s Award for Planning Excellence at the London Planning Awards, while the award for Best Historic Building Management – sponsored by … Continue reading
Heritage Alliance has launched its 2012-15 strategy. Heritage Alliance writes: Heritage Day on 8 December 2011 was a moment to reflect on the organisational development of the Alliance with the publication of the Annual Review of 2011, and a … Continue reading
Communities Minister Baroness Hanham is asking people to vote out policies they think are the weakest links, in a drive to eliminate ineffective and unnecessary regulations from the country’s housing laws. The Government’s Red Tape Challenge is shining a spotlight … Continue reading
Industry feedback is being sought on proposed recommendations for the new Construction Skills Strategy which is currently being developed by Sector Skills Council CITB-ConstructionSkills and the Industry Training Board, with the consultaton closing on 6th February 2012. The Strategy, which … Continue reading
Durham County Council is considering putting its leisure centres, libraries and theatres into a charitable trust as a way to save money. The council has to make spending cuts of £145.8m in the next five years and hopes it … Continue reading
Proposals for a costs capping scheme in cases challenging decisions by public authorities which impact on the environment have been published by the Scottish Government in a consultation ending on 3 April. The usual rule in civil cases is … Continue reading
English Heritage (EH) and Ashgate Publishing have announced the forthcoming launch of the much anticipated revision, expansion and updates of their Practical Building Conservation series, first published in 1988, with 10 new volumes replacing the original five. Charles Strang, … Continue reading
Campaigners exploiting planning rules by claiming beach huts and car parks are ‘village greens’ to halt developments are costing taxpayers millions of pounds, council leaders have warned, as councils claimed that vexatious claims were preventing new affordable housing and stopping … Continue reading
Part of a new housing estate at Prestbury, Gloucestershire, has been bulldozed following a campaign by local residents who highlighted the existence of a protective covenant applying to 1.8 acres of the site. Taylor Wimpey demolished 24 homes after … Continue reading