Daily Archives: 17/05/2017

IHBC welcomes Historic England support for 2017 Annual School: ‘Marking some 10 years of strategic support for accessible, sector-wide CPD’

The IHBC is delighted to announce that Historic England has extended its decade-long support for the IHBC’s Annual School and the accessible, sector-wide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities it offers.

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IHBC launches web page resource for our bespoke PI Insurance scheme

The IHBC has launched a dedicated web page advising on the suite of insurance products and services on offer to support the work of IHBC members, schemes developed in partnership with McParland Finn Ltd insurance brokers and tailored to meet … Continue reading

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Changes in Wales’ EIA highlighted

The Chief Planner for Wales, Neil Hemington, has written to all heads of planning in Wales about changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regime due to come into force on 16 May.

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London’s Skyline Campaign launches petition against change to Westminster’s tall buildings policy

The Skyline Campaign has launched a petition against proposed change to Westminster Council’s policy on tall buildings, arguing it would be the ‘kiss of death to conservation’, and describing the consultation questionnaire as ‘devious and dishonest’.

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Brick Awards 2017 now open: Closing 9 June

Nominations for the Brick Awards 2017 are now open, with 15 different categories celebrating brick in every aspect of design and construction, and with a closing date of 9 June.

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Opinion: WHS status for Lake District? Not if it’s preserving a sheepwrecked monument to subsidised overgrazing and ecological destruction

George Monbiot, writing in the Guardian, argues that, with UNESCO deciding in the next few weeks about inscribing the Lake District as a World Heritage Site, this would lock the Lake district into its ‘current shocking state’, ensuring that ‘recovery … Continue reading

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Discover Edinburgh in 101 extraordinary objects: Part of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology

A new visitor experience ‘Edinburgh 101’ is launched as part of a plan to connect as many people as possible from all backgrounds to the heritage of the city, as party of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology.

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Brodsworth Hall ‘posh privy’ unveiled: BBC Celebrates!

An outdoor privy at Brodsworth Hall, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire is being hailed as ‘one of the poshest in the country’ after being restored at a Victorian country house.

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