Daily Archives: 19/05/2017

IHBC launches online registration for Recognised CPD providers: Sign up online, for free!

As part of the IHBC’s refinement of our support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and related learning opportunities for members and practitioners from all disciplines and backgrounds, we are launching a new online registration form for anyone seeking recognition by … Continue reading

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Be a ‘Friend’ to the IHBC’s 2017 Manchester School and use your network to join ours, absolutely free! (Limited Offer)

Interested bodies can be a ‘Friend’ of the IHBC’s 2017 Manchester School, hosted by our North West Branch, and have their logo and website link on our ‘Friends of the School’ page, by agreeing to promote the School’s profile across their freely … Continue reading

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IHBC responds to White Paper on housing market

The consultation on England’s Housing White Paper – ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market’ – has now closed and the IHBC has submitted its comments.

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HESPR top Pick: Pembrokeshire seeks consultant to define and value cultural heritage, closing 13 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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Wales’ Economy Secretary launches UK’s first statutory list of historic place names

A new online resource that has already recorded nearly 350,000 historic place names in Wales and will capture their historical importance for generations to come has being launched by Economy Secretary, Ken Skates.

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UNESCO: UK Explanation of Vote (EoV) concerning the Jerusalem and Culture resolutions

EoV delivered by the UK Delegation to UNESCO, regarding the Jerusalem resolution and the resolution concerning Educational And Cultural Institutions in the Occupied Arab Territories. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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Celebrating Scotland’s ‘Year of Heritage etc’ in parks and greenspaces

To celebrate its year of heritage, history and archaeology Parks Scotland has launched their Heritage and History campaign to promote the diversity of Scotland’s parks and greenspaces highlighting projects that are working to develop park and greenspace heritage.

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Belfast dry docks may lose listed building status

Two dry docks which are the oldest part of Belfast’s port may lose listed status as a result of a review by Northern Ireland’s heritage authorities, the Belfast Telegraph reports.

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Italy giving away dozens of historic buildings for free (with just one catch: tourism)

From ancient castles, monasteries, convents and towers to old farmhouses, schools and inns, 103 of Italy’s historic buildings are being given away for free with one requirement: all takers will need to commit to transforming the properties into tourist facilities … Continue reading

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University of Dundee invites people to virtually design new building

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations, the University of Dundee invited people to design and build a new iconic university building in a virtual version of Dundee.

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