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- 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
- Waste not want not: Sweden pushes VAT breaks for repairs
- Last chance for 2017 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards: Closing 1 October
- HLF and RCAHMW: Commissioner and committee skills sought, closing 3 and 12 Oct
- Edinburgh University McEwan Hall Gates: Graduate outcry halts sale
- Diversity in heritage valuing, as sun sets at Rhyl Sun Centre site with demolition work starting
- IHBC South Branch conference and AGM: ‘Forms, Surveys and Reports…’ – Newbury, 7 Oct.
- WG introduce Land Transaction Tax: 1st Wales’ own in 800 years
- 1 in 10 home owners not happy with their builder’s work: So use the FMB’s ‘Keep away from the Cowboys’ checklist
- Poll finds Londoners support restrictions on tall buildings
- Where are the Global Cities of Opportunity? PWC US says London ranks highly
- Countries of Culture inquiry discusses funding for culture and arts
Daily Archives: 02/03/2012
The major event in the year for the conservation professional has been launched with the opening of the website and booking for the IHBC’s 2012 School, to take place in Winchester on 21-23 June, and which will tackle one of … Continue reading
There is a call out for from Vernacular Architecture Revival (VAR) for participants from anywhere in the UK to go on a FREE 10 day placement in Europe for personal development in areas covering ‘Accessing Vernacular Skills in … Continue reading
Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs has made £10m available to councils to regenerate Scotland’s conservation areas, while local authorities have until 31 August 2012, to submit an application. The Cabinet Secretary launched Historic … Continue reading
The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed plans to consult on allowing greater flexibility for changes of use of existing agricultural buildings for other business purposes, for example offices, leisure and retail space. The … Continue reading
Neighbourhoods suffering the blight of empty homes could benefit from a £100 million boost to bring these properties back into use and provide stable homes for families in need, Communities Minister Andrew Stunell announced. Seeking expressions of … Continue reading
The Churches Conservation Trust challenges you to take part in its ‘Towering Challenge Abseil’, which will involve abseiling down one of the CCT’s historic churches in aid of the Trust’s regeneration and conservation work. There are up … Continue reading
Historic Scotland has published its new corporate plan. Historic Scotland writes: ‘Officially launched by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop at a conference Our Historic Environment: Sharing the Vision, the corporate plan has been developed … Continue reading
New nature zones covering hundreds of thousands of hectares are to be set up across England, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has announced. The 12 Nature Improvement Areas (NIA) announced today will each get a share of £7.5 … Continue reading
The Indian National Trust for Arts and Cultural Heritage (INTACH UK Trust) is offering financial support for students who as part of their study need to travel to India to undertake research in all areas of cultural heritage, … Continue reading
Arts Council England will include environmental sustainability criteria in its funding in what is believed to be a world-first for an arts funder. The council’s chief executive Alan Davey is due to make the announcement at a … Continue reading
New research produced on behalf of the National Trust (NT) and the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), with the RSPB, has explored the intricacies of the economic impact of planning. The research, published under the title … Continue reading