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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: 05/04/2012
Construction Industry Council in conjunction with key sector interests, on behalf of, and as a partner in ConstructionSkills, has revised the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Town Planning, Conservation and Building Control, just approved by UKCES, the UK Commission for … Continue reading
A full 30 minute programme about heritage at risk has been aired on ITV Wales as part of its ‘Wales This Week’ programme. See: LINK
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (DBIS) has launched an informal consultation to seek views from businesses, local communities and other organisations on how EU Structural Funds, Rural Development Funds and Fisheries Funds can be used to support growth in … Continue reading
The Cabinet Office has published the new policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund, which introduce a new priority for boosting the capacity of the social investment market. The document also makes clear that BIG funding will go ‘primarily’ to … Continue reading
The new Tree Preservation Order (TPO) regime for England involves two key changes from the proposals for more streamlined and consolidated arrangements consulted on two years ago, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has announced. First, the Government … Continue reading
Those with a stake in the sport, heritage, gambling and lottery industries get the chance today to declare war on the rules and red tape that are holding back their growth and stifling their chances of success. These industries will … Continue reading
The way Historic Scotland supports and funds archaeology projects across the country is to be strengthened. Scotland’s heritage agency has completed a review of the scope of the archaeology work it commissions and how it supports external projects across the … Continue reading
Aberdeen Central MSP Kevin Stewart has urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer to cut the VAT on housing repair, maintenance and improvement work to support employment in Scotland, tackle rogue traders and to protect our built heritage. Research by Experian, … Continue reading
The final version of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for England, now in force, has received a good response. Following publication of the 50-page document on 27 March the administration has issued supplementary technical guidance on development in areas … Continue reading