Daily Archives: 03/05/2017

IHBC says ‘Big thanks’ to visitors and supporters at the 2017 Natural Stone Show

The IHBC stand at the Natural Stone Show in London offered delegates easy access to career and related practice advice from IHBC officers – Director Seán O’Reilly and Support Officer Carla Pianese – and on behalf of the Institute we … Continue reading

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IHBC Gus Astley Student Award 2017

IHBC Gus Astley Student Award 2017 open for submissions: Showcase your course work by 31 July – winners at Belfast School in 2018

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Restored ‘phoenix’ Hastings Pier wins national award

Hooray for Hastings! It’s our Pier Of The Year 2017 The newly reopened Hastings Pier has been voted Pier Of The Year 2017 by members of the National Piers Society (NPS), narrowly beating Worthing, which for the third year running … Continue reading

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Civic Voice’s shortlist of 18 schemes for Civic Voice Design Awards

Civic Voice has announced the shortlist of 18 schemes for its Design Awards which includes a housing development in a World Heritage Site, creative re-use of a set of historic underground tunnels and a treetop walkway.

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Flats and restaurant plan for Poole’s Old Town faces opposition

Historic England has objected to plans for a six-storey flat complex and restaurant in Poole’s historic Old Town.

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Government treating Global Goals as ‘developing world issue’, MPs warn

The Environmental Audit Committee has criticised the Government for failing to set out a clear plan to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (or ‘Global Goals’) in the UK.   Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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English Heritage challenged over Clifford’s Tower in York

English Heritage is planning to dig under York’s most iconic of locations, the 12th-century Clifford’s Tower, and build a visitor centre, but the fight to stop the works is to go to the high court.

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Herefordshire Council approves sale of all county farms

Herefordshire Council’s cabinet has agreed to sell all of its county farms.

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Opinion: The Apprenticeship Levy is an opportunity for businesses to improve – we shouldn’t waste it

The Apprenticeship Levy came into force on 6 April, and the Telegraph’s Steve Hill argues that we need to take full advantage of the UK Government’s initiative ‘to ensure larger organisations get serious about apprenticeship programmes’.

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