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- IHBC NI Branch conference date: ‘Heritage for the Next Generation…. WHO PAYS!’: Keynote by John Sergeant (Strictly… ‘Barging’… and politics), 9 Nov
- IHBC’s Vice Chair @IOM – Heritage planning in the community: On the island; on the case, and on the radio
- BEFS secures HES funding to coordinate the Scottish Traditional Building Forum (STBF)
- Heritage’s ‘big economics’: HLF’s £192million+ to more than 380 waterways projects since 1994
- Professional bodies warn Government of UK’s construction skills crisis post-referendum
- CMS Committee: The impact of Brexit..
- Aylesbury Estate CPO blocked: Southwark Council to seek Judicial Review
- European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: and call for ideas
- Welsh Government 5-year plan released
- RIBA welcomes a new CE
- Free read article- Brexit and environmental Law
- Local Authority conservation capacity in England: New research confirms continued decline for 10 years – 36% since 2006!
- IHBC’s ‘Top HESPR tender pick of the week’: Orkney @ £20,000 to £30,000
- Reduced rates and 3 FREE IHBC Bursary places at BLF’s Hot-Mixed Lime Mortars seminar, Coventry, 20 Oct… act fast for a special ‘IHBC members with benefits’ offer!
- IHBC welcomes its first Vice President: Mike Brown IHBC
- Historic Building Protection Funding: Parliamentary questions to DCMS
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