Daily Archives: 17/03/2017

Know a great learner? Congratulate with an IHBC Marsh Award nomination – closing 31 March

The IHBC’s new Marsh Awards programme has entered its second year, and includes the celebration of successful learning in heritage activities, with prizes of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s Annual School (closing date 31 March 2017).

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IHBC Course Connection Day 2016 – Videos offer first hand insights to students’ diverse philosophies

The IHBC’s ‘Conservation Course Connection Day’ (CCCD) is the institute’s main annual event supporting conservation students, and recently posted videos of the most recent day, in Birmingham in November 2016, demonstrated a healthy diversity of conservation perspectives among early career … Continue reading

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IHBC East Anglia offers no-frills CPD on ‘Traditional Repairs’ Day! 16 May – Orchard Barn restoration project

The IHBC’s East Anglia Branch has organised a one-day workshop ‘traditional repairs’ – with talks and hands-on experience of lime plaster, wattle and daub, clay lump and timber frame repair –on 16 May at Orchard Barn, Suffolk.

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IHBC’s CPD boost: Context on the 2016 School tours – Thursday

The 2016 Annual School’s Thursday tours visited different sites in Worcester and considered how conservation and heritage can been seen in the city today, so you were there or not, you can reflect on the experience through write-ups in Context, … Continue reading

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Cadw: Emergency interventions at Ruthin Castle

The Welsh Government’s historic environment service, Cadw, has stepped in to undertake emergency stabilisation works at Ruthin Castle, before large parts of this significant historic site are lost. Ruthin Castle Conservation Trust website

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Scotland’s special themed tourism years unveiled

It has been confirmed that Scotland’s themed Years’ tourism programme will continue beyond 2018, with built and cultural heritage continuing as a central feature.

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£200,000 funding to help ‘transform planning system’ across UK

A mix of nine small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and local planning authorities from across the UK have been selected by Future Cities Catapult to receive £200,000 to transform outdated planning systems.

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MPs seek to cut £3.5bn bill for Houses of Parliament repairs

The Treasury select committee has queried the cost of building work and is investigating if a temporary shutdown can be avoided. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

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Belfast Victorian baths become hi-tech co-working space

The BBC reports that the listed Ormeau Baths building in Belfast is to become a co-working space for freelancers and small businesses. 

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