Daily Archives: 12/05/2017

Interested in IHBC’s UK plans… and heritage policy? Late opportunities to attend Council+ in Birmingham, 18 May

The next meeting of the IHBC’s UK-wide advisory board, ‘Council+’ (C+), is on Thursday 18 May, in Birmingham and, due to changes, places are now available for members of any category to help us advance discussions on IHBC forward plans … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2017 School bursaries still available: ‘Money’s not the barrier’ to the 2017 Manchester School on ‘Transport Infrastructure’

Some bursaries are still available for the IHBC’s 2017 School in Manchester on ‘Transport Infrastructure’, on 22-24 June, so if you need help, apply now!

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IHBC CPD boost: Extend your skills using Designing Buildings Wiki’s ‘Top 50’

The IHBC’s Conservation Wiki is part of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the construction industry knowledge base, and to celebrate reaching 5,000 articles, DBW has listed its most popular articles, any of which can be useful starting points for members to … Continue reading

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HESPR top Pick: Swansea seeks comprehensive survey for Hafod Copperworks Archaeological Assessment, closing 1 June

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

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CV Vice President Sandys highlights 33% reduction in conservation officers: Communities -‘Make conservation a national issue’

The Vice-President of Civic Voice (CV) – the link body for England’s civic bodies – Laura Sandys, calls on communities to join Civic Voice’s Big Conservation Conversation and make conservation a national issue, highlighting the 33% reduction in conservation officers … Continue reading

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Don’t forget: Historic England’s Heritage Angels Awards open till 4 June: Say ‘Well Done’ to someone you know – even yourself!

Historic England’s Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people taking action to champion their local heritage, and opportunities for nomination and application are currently open with four award categories to apply for in 2017: Best Rescue of a Historic Building … Continue reading

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Survey: More tall buildings planned for London as 436 now projected

A new report by New London Architecture (NLA) and GLHearn (part of Capita Real Estate) reveals that there are an additional 119 new tall buildings planned for London since this time last year, which takes the total number of tall … Continue reading

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World Monuments Fund seeks suggestions on ‘modern buildings that matter’, by May 26

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) Modern Century initiative is a social media discussion about modern architecture and preservation, linked to Instagram posts, and is looking for suggestions on ‘modern buildings that matter’ to people, by May 26.

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Local press perspectives: Black Isle residents save 600-year-old kirk buildings

A Black Isle community has celebrated getting its own ‘treasure’ back after saving a medieval church from ‘the point of no return’, according to a feature from Aberdeen’s Press and Journal.

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