Daily Archives: 05/05/2017

CIOB and National Trust, with IHBC, help mainstream heritage in building operations

The IHBC stand at the CIOB/National Trust conference, ‘Keys to the Successful Operation of Historic Buildings’, on 3 May, in London’s Somerset House, offered delegates easy access to career and related practice advice from IHBC officers – Director Seán O’Reilly … Continue reading

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‘Thatch conservation in a day’: Book now – 17 May, Peterborough

Another remarkable day of IHBC-recognised CPD on the ‘Conservation of Thatch’, is on offer on 17 May, in Peterborough, with costs supported by Historic England.

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IHBC’s HESPR top Pick: Urban planning and landscape consultant(s) sought for Round 2 Sydney Gardens restoration, closing 22 May, £165,000

The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins of tender and other business opportunities into one handy resource, while the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features … Continue reading

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IHBC’s extra weekly HESPR pick: HLF seeks ‘Think pieces’ on roles in ‘new UK housing supply’ – closing 15 May; £25,000 (inc. VAT)

An additional notice from the IHBC’s weekly HESPR bulletin – the regular publication of work opportunities for members of the IHBC’s business network listing, HESPR – is the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) notice seeking ‘think pieces’ on ‘an ambitious role’ … Continue reading

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Anticipating IHBC’s 2017 School? For CPD boost, see Context on 2016’s Day School… from ‘heritage @7p’ to ‘World Heritage’

The IHBC’s Friday Day School for 2016 saw a range of provocative presentations – covering issues from World Heritage and hearths to Loyd Grosman on heritage at 7p a head – so, in anticipation of our 2017 School on ‘Historic … Continue reading

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THA publishes ‘Heritage Manifesto 2017’

The Heritage Alliance (THA) England’s heritage link body, has published ‘The Heritage Manifesto 2017’.

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BEFS’ advocacy toolkit can help anyone become a built environment advocate

Building Environment Forum Scotland(BEFS), Scotland’s built and historic environment link body, has produced an advocacy toolkit that gives tips and ideas on how to make the case for the built environment with local politicians and councillors, and raise the profile … Continue reading

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Wealden Councillor fined for illegal alterations to GII listed home

A Wealden DC Conservative councillor has been forced to pay out more than £100,000 after being taken to court by her own council for illegally making ‘irreversible’ alterations to her Grade II (GII) listed home.

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England’s DCMS: ‘Focus on diversity trends’

The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) ‘Taking part, focus on diversity trends’ household survey report captures differences in cultural engagement between demographic groups, and between the regions of England, and explores how these have changed between 2005/06 and … Continue reading

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Vic Soc says: ‘Nominate 2017’s Top Ten Endangered Buildings’ – before 7 July

If you know a Victorian building in England or Wales that you feel is under threat, to help secure its future you can nominate it for The Victorian Society’s (Vic Soc) ‘Top 10 Endangered Buildings 2017’, which has a closing … Continue reading

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