Daily Archives: 08/03/2017

New IHBC Research Note: LA Conservation Specialists Jobs Market 2016, as 71% specify IHBC, up from 65% in 2016

The IHBC’s Toolbox now holds our most recent Research Note, which offers market intelligence on the ‘Local Authority Conservation Specialists Jobs Market’ for 2016, and confirms a 6% rise in posts specifying IHBC.

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IHBC Marsh Award for Retired Members Reminder

IHBC Branches: Celebrate your retired members with a nomination for IHBC’s Marsh Award before 31 March: £500 and a Full School place for those contributing to the community

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IHBC CPD boost from USA: ‘The Heritage Film Set: A UK Perspective on Caring for Historic Filming Locations’

The risks of filming at historic sites and maintaining the physical integrity of heritage sites are some of the issues explored in a Blog by University of Edinburgh’s Clare Flynn, based on her dissertation, which comes to IHBC via America’s … Continue reading

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IHBC Context CPD boost: Playing for extra time – How to recapture Britain’s sporting history

The heritage of sport is being appreciated as one dimension of the historic environment and, in the case of football, it is a keenly distinctive aspect of place, memory and meaning, says Jason Wood in his recent article in IHBC’s … Continue reading

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Peers vote to close planning loophole threatening England’s pubs

Lords voted by a clear majority to support an amendment tabled by Lord Kennedy of Southwark to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill which sought to remove ‘permitted development rights’ from pubs, which would have been vulnerable to demolition or conversion to a … Continue reading

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European Standard for concrete structures is revised

The British Standards institute (BSI) has revised ‘BS EN 206 Concrete – Specification, performance, production and conformity’. 

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Regeneration plans for £400m mixed-use scheme Belfast waterfront site designed by Broadway Malyan

BBC reports that a developer has announced fresh plans for the regeneration of a major waterfront site in Belfast.

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Action Poverty awarded £647,500 from Scottish Land Fund

The Edinburgh Reporter writes that Portobello residents who want to buy the former Portobello Parish Church and halls in Bellfield Street are a little closer to making the dream a reality with a grant from the Scottish Land Fund, theirs being … Continue reading

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